The Things We Say provides 187 launching points for new understanding that readers can bring to bear on each day of their lives. The juxtaposition of common sayings and Bible verses sheds light on each as the author and reader take on the privileged role of mediating the discussion between two. The context of Quaker "queries and advices" adds depth, breadth and focus to each page.
Let me introduce you to my compendium of the 287 most used American Adages & Aphorisms. These are the sayings your mother and father used ad infinitum while you were growing up. Almost without your knowing it, they formulated words to live by, words to guide your thinking as you matured and throughout life.