Spirituality and You: wisdom from proverbs

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

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This week, Sister Valerie shares more proverbs from around the world. Which one do you like the best?

  • “When a thief kisses you, count your teeth.” (Yiddish)
  • “He who is outside his door already has a hard part of his journey behind him.” (Dutch)
  • “When a blind person carries a lame person, both go forward.” (Swedish)
  • “Hold a true friend with both hands.” (Nigerian)
  • “After ecstasy, the laundry.” (Zen)
  • “A turtle travels only when it sticks its neck out.” (Korean)
  • “God save me from a bad neighbor and from a beginner on the fiddle.” (Italian)
  • “Habits are first cobwebs, then cables.” (Spanish)
  • “She who cannot dance, blames the floor.” (Hindu)
  • “Bad news goes about in clogs, good news in stocking feet.” (Welsh)

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