Proverbs, said one theologian, are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Most every culture has proverbs that are unique to it. Whether called maxims, bromides, truisms, idioms, expressions, sayings, or just ‘an old saw’, proverbs are small, concentrated packages that let us peek into the window of a peoples’ values and beliefs. Proverbs have played a surprisingly prominent role in the speech of the Pennsylvania Germans, which includes the Old Order Amish. Many of those sayings have been collected into a book, Amish Proverbs. And now…an app is being developed!
This unique app will deliver a short and pithy Amish proverb to you, each and every day.
Get your daily dose of Amish Wisdom ...