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By Suzanne Woods Fisher

Well performed is best than good acknowledged.

The simply individuals with whom you want to attempt to get even are those that were variety to you.

Some fogeys don't exaggerate, they simply consider big.

Chances are sturdy that in your existence you've run throughout a few sturdy suggestion. And it's almost certainly that a lot of it originated with an Amish proverb. via firsthand study and private relationships, Suzanne Woods Fisher has accrued greater than four hundred proverbs that discover the wealthy history, folklore, religion, values, background, and essence of the apparent humans. those proverbs function instructing instruments and maxims for useful living--but they're not only for the Amish. They're for someone who seeks God's knowledge and fact for daily circumstances.

Ranging from the easy to the profound, from the intense to the funny, those sayings will stick to you thru life's joys and sorrows.

Suzanne Woods Fisher is the bestselling writer of Amish Peace, in addition to many novels concerning the Amish, together with The Choice, The Waiting, The Search, The Keeper, and The Haven. Suzanne is a Christy Award nominee and is the host of a web radio exhibit known as Amish Wisdom. She lives in California.

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That is why it benefits us to go to that quiet place where we will not be knocked down or thrown around, where we can get centered and stabilized. That place of stillness, we know, is our spiritual center. Deepening Our Understanding In today’s world, we often feel surrounded by events that are spinning out of control. The path of least resistance seems to be to spin along too, allowing ourselves to be blown further off center with each unsettling new event or destabilizing force. Yet another road lies open before us, a more controlled and rewarding one, when we decide to apply some of the steps I suggest in this chapter by finding stillness, connecting with real wisdom, simplifying our lives, and observing a personal sabbath.

Without that center, the opposite is true: Easy tasks seem difficult. As a result, it becomes much more difficult to move your life in the direction you desire. Do you intend to become a musician, to teach school, or to start a company? Such goals become vastly more difficult to reach when you have lost control over the direction of your life by being uncentered. Freedom Follows Getting Centered 39 • A negative momentum can take hold over you, spinning your life still further off center. At first, small events seem unsettling.

I would eat more ice cream and less beans. I would perhaps have more actual troubles but I’d have fewer imaginary ones. You see, I’m one of those people who live 36 Lost and Found sensibly and sanely hour after hour, day after day. Oh, I’ve had my moments and if I had it to do over again, I’d have more of them. In fact, I’d try to have nothing else. Just moments. One after another, instead of living so many years ahead of each day. If I had my life to live over, I would start barefoot earlier in the spring and stay that way later in the fall.

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