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Okay Men, we know this doesn’t exactly thrill you, but how about liking and sharing for your wife/girlfriend! It’s a win-win for you both! She will be so thankful that you thought of her and then she will have a cookbook and lots of recipes to make you tasty wonderful meals.
Psalms 31:3For thou art my rock and my fortress; therefore for thy name’s sake lead me, and guide me.
Psalms 32:8I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.
Psalms 48:14For this God is our God for ever and ever: he will be our guide even unto death.
Psalms 73:24 Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.
Our goal at Southern Gals Cook is to provide friendly, caring service to our clients. We strive to serve high quality food using only the freshest ingredients prepared with passion and love.
• To always keep God as our leader
• To always remember we are never as good as we must become and our search for excellence is never ending
• To give our client more than they expect; under promise, over deliver
• To provide excellent service and great food with outstanding results at a fair price
• To set ambitious goals with high expectations and always meet and exceed our commitments
• To be an asset to our community through our generosity and involvement by “giving back” as much as we can
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While shopping at my favorite Amish Grocery I happened across this little book. My curiosity got the best of me and I had to buy it. Much to my delight I found way more than canning recipes and home remedies.
Tucked away in the pages of this little book I found poems, quotes and words of wisdom from some very smart and wise Amish Ladies!
My favorite saying from the Amish Sayings and Quotes collection would be the first one listed because it is soooooo true! It’s kinda of like the old saying, “If I knew then what I know now!”
My favorite poem would be Bless this Mess because it gives me insight on how Amish ladies face the same challenges as me on a daily basis! I guess I just somehow figured the Amish ladies had it all together and figured out that they don’t stress over laundry, dishes, dirty windows, etc!
Anyway, I hope you enjoy these as much as I did and please let me know which ones are your favorite and why they are your favorite. I will be interesting see how differently we all see things.
AMISH SAYINGS AND QUOTES
– It is less painful to learn in our youth,
than it is to be ignorant in our old age!
– You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar,
but who wants a bunch of flies?
An Amish friend
– If a rooster crows before goin’ to bed, he’s sure to wake up with a wed head! (rain)
Mrs. Robert Gingerich
East Rochester, OH
– Love is patient, Love is kind.
Love bears all things, hopes all things and endures all things!
– A whistlin’ woman and a crowin’ hen are sure to come to some bad end!
Always forgive your enemies. It sure aggravates them!
– Any housewife, no matter how large her family,
can always get some time alone by doing the dishes!
– A peck of common sense is worth a bushel of learning.
– God is great, God is good
By His had, we are fed.
Give us Lord, our daily bread!
– Sometimes you get discouraged, because I am so small.
I always leave my fingerprints on the furniture and walls.
But everyday I’m growing, I’ll be all grown up someday,
and all these tiny fingerprints will surely fade away!
AMISH POEMSAND WORDS OF WISDOM
The Farmer’s Love Letter
My sweet potato, do you carrot all for me?
You are the apple of my eye.
With radish hair and your turnip nose,
My heart beets for you
My love for you is strong as onions.
If we cantaloupe, lettuce marry,
and we will be a happy pear!
Mrs. Robert Gingerich
East Rochester, OH
A LITTLE AMISH POEM
Come, let’s clean our the garden,
carry in everything that we find.
Stuff everything in jars,
with shapes of every kind.
When winter comes a howling,
along the shelves we’ll snoop,
and serve our hungry family,
with vegetables and soup.
AN AMISH POEM
Weary mother mixing dough,
don’t you wish the food would grow?
Your lips would smile, I know, to see,
a cookie bush or donut tree!
BLESS THIS MESS
I look in the kitchen, and what do I see?
But a great pile of dishes, just waiting for me.
I glance through the window, my view is all bleary.
The prints of small children, make it look very smeary.
My glance falls on laundry, hanging over chairs,
some of it folded, and some at me stares.
With a basket of ironing, and another of mending,
I find that my tasks, are almost unending.
But the toys of the floor, and the rugs disarranged,
show healthy children in this house have played.
And the dishes and laundry, are proof that we’re blessed,
with food and with rainment, so why get distressed?
I’ve health and I’m privileged, to work with my best.
So up and at, Thank God for this mess!
An Amish friend,
AN AMISH POEM
I would rather have a little rose,
from the garden of a friend,
than flowers strewn around my casket,
when my days on earth are ended.
I would rather have a loving smile,
from one I know is true,
than tears shed ’round my casket,
when the world I bid adieu.
Bring me all my flowers today,
and the true smile as I said, now!
I’d rather have a smile or rose,
than a truckload when I’m dead!
In silence I must take my seat,
and give God thanks before I eat.
Must for my food, in patience wait,
till I am asked to hand my plate.
I must not scold, nor whine, nor pout,
nor move my chair or plate about.
With knife or fork or napkin ring,
I must not play nor must I sing.
I must not speak a useless word,
For children must be seen, not heard!
I must not talk about my food,
nor fret if I don’t think it’s good.
I must not say, “The bread is cold,”
“The tea is hot,” “The coffee cold.”
I must not cry for this or that,
nor murmur if my meat is fat.
My mouth with food, I must not crowd,
nor while I’m eating, speak aloud.
Must turn my head to cough or sneeze,
and when I ask, say “If you please.”
The tablecloth, I must not spoil,
nor with my food, my fingers soil.
Must keep my seat till I am done,
nor round the table, sport and run.
When told to rise, then I must put
my chair away with noiseless foot.
And lift my heart to God above,
in praise for all His wondrous love.
An Amish friend
HOW TO PRESERVE A HUSBAND
Some insist on keeping them in a pickle,
while others are constantly them in hot water.
Even the poor varieties can be made sweet and tender
by garnishing with patience; well sweetened with smiles and flavored
with kisses. Wrap well in a mantle of charity and keep warm with
steady fire of devotion. Thus prepared, they’ll keep for years!
RECIPE FOR LIFE
One cup full of good thoughts
1 cup of kind deeds
1 cup consideration for others
2 cups well beaten faults
3 cups forgiveness
Mix thoroughly and add tears of joy, sorrow and sympathy for others.
Fold in 4 cups of prayer and faith to lighten other ingredients, and let
rise to great heights of Christian living.
After pouring all of this into your family life, bake well with warmth and human kindness.
Serve with a smile.
Lydia Ann Schwartz
A COMMUNITY GARDENThree rows squash
1. Squash grudges
2. Squash criticism
3. Squash gossip
Four rows of turnips
1. Turn up for visits
2. Turn up with a smile
3. Turn up with a helping hand
4. Turn up on time
Five rows of lettuce
1. Let us love one another
2. Let us welcome strangers
3. Let us be faithful to God’s duty
4. Let us worship God together
5. Let us pray often for one another
Mrs. Robert Gingerich
Thanks for visiting! I hope you enjoyed these as much as I did!
The following clip of Victoria Osteen, wife and co-pastor to Joel Osteen, has been making the rounds on my Facebook feed. In the clip Mrs. Osteen encourages the 40,000 some odd congregants of Lakewood church to “do good for your own self”. But, she adds, to do good not just for God’s sake, but “do good because God wants you to be happy.” The clip finishes with a shot of Bill Cosby saying, “that’s the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard in my life!” from the Cosby Show.
It struck me that some people who watch, listen, or read Joel & Victoria Osteen, and find their messages encouraging, might be confused by this. Perhaps you’ve heard others say critical things about the Osteens. Why are people saying this is a stupid statement? Who would want to knock down the Osteens when they inspire so many? Doesn’t God want us to be happy? Why are people so against of these…
Do the altered lyrics in our title for this post sound familiar?
Yep, you guessed it!
The Beatles, HELP, released July 1965!
Okay, enough trivia!
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