My Life as An Amish Wife: A Diary Plain Living

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Harvest House Publishers #ad - I sewed three blouses before noontime. As an amish wife and mother of six, Lena Yoder has plenty of ways to fill her time. I helped with the afternoon milking, made two pizzas, baked two different kinds of cakes, and got everybody ready to take supper to school for the teachers. But amid the endless tasks to complete and challenges to overcome, Lena's simple joy and deep faith are ever present in these brief, first-person accounts.

My Life as An Amish Wife: A Diary Plain Living #ad - I am thoroughly enjoying these days at home. Our family is filled with love. I could never list everything I am thankful for. These unassuming glimpses of amish life will touch your heart and inspire you to seek the simple things—a loving family, a good day's work, and a grateful heart. After three hours of chores, breakfast, phone calls, and getting mail ready, it was 9:30 by the time I got to sewing.

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Called to Be Amish: My Journey from Head Majorette to the Old Order Plainspoken

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Herald Pr #ad - In this rare memoir, and how she falls in love with Johnny, Marlene recounts her unhappy and abusive childhood, how she throws herself into cheerleading and marching band, the gentle young Amish man who helps her lace her ice skates. Miller is one of them. Follow the author on this unusual journey to find out how God s love called her out of bitterness and depression and into the warm embrace of her new Amish community.

Called to Be Amish: My Journey from Head Majorette to the Old Order Plainspoken #ad - Against the wishes of both sets of parents, Marlene and Johnny get married and begin a family. Accompany her as she dons an Amish dress and prayer covering and gets baptized. Marlene C. Fewer than one hundred people have joined the Old Order Amish and stayed since 1950 . But nearly fifty years later, Marlene is still living out God's call as an Old Order Amish woman.

Learn how she endures the strain of ten children, a hundred-acre farm, and accidents and tragedy, and find out how she comes close to walking away from it all. Turning amish has proven to be anything but plain and simple for this former majorette.

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Simple Pleasures: Stories from My Life as an Amish Mother Plainspoken, Book Four Plainspoken: Real-life stories of Amish and Mennonites

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Herald Press #ad - Sewing, cooking, but jantzi finds time to pen columns for the Connection, and helping to manage the family store take up most hours in her day, cleaning, gardening, a magazine beloved by Amish and Mennonite readers. Never sugarcoating the frustrations of motherhood, Jantzi tells it like it is, broken washing machine and bickering children and all.

Each book includes a day in the Life of the Author and the author s answers to FAQs about the Amish. Young amish homemaker Marianne Jantzi invites readers into her family s life and Amish community. The mother of four young children, Jantzi writes about her daily routines and heartfelt faith with equal measures of wit and warmth.

Simple Pleasures: Stories from My Life as an Amish Mother Plainspoken, Book Four Plainspoken: Real-life stories of Amish and Mennonites #ad - But through her busy days, jantzi finds strength in simple pleasures of family, fellowship with her Amish community, and quiet time with God. Hear straight from amish people themselves as they write about their daily lives and deeply rooted faith in the Plainspoken series from Herald Press.

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31 Days to a Simple Life The Amish Way

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Lamb Books #ad - If you admire our community spirit, build your own. If you admire the simple life, cut back. How can i become amish?Answer: If you admire our faith, strengthen yours. After thirty years, I'm still gleaning secrets to a simplerlife from Amish friends. I can see why"off the gridders" to spiritual enthusiasts are flocking to them forplain and simple advice.

I'm so blessedto have learned so much from the Amish. If you admire deep character andenduring values, live them yourself. The budgetthis 31 day guide to simplicity will discuss this Amishnewspaper clip, along with frugality, downsizing, ideas for gatherings, keepingin pace with nature and much more. If you admire our sense ofcommitment, deepen yours.

31 Days to a Simple Life The Amish Way #ad - A common question now in America. I hope you'll be inspired as you readthis book, finding a path a bit less chaotic. God bless ~ karen anna vogel ~best-selling author of adozen Amish books, including the popular Amish Knitting Circle Series.

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Anything but Simple: My Life as a Mennonite Plainspoken

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Herald Press #ad - Miller wears long dresses and a prayer covering. With a roving curiosity and a sometimes saucy tongue, Miller ushers us into her busy life as a young schoolteacher. Book 5 in the Plainspoken series. Like her grandmother, Lucinda J. Hear straight from amish and mennonite people themselves as they write about their daily lives and deeply rooted faith in the Plainspoken series from Herald Press.

But she uses a cellphone and posts status updates on Facebook, too. Each book includes “a day in the life of the Author” and the author’s answers to FAQs about the Amish and Mennonites. Anything but simple is the riveting memoir of a young woman’s rich church tradition, lively family life, and longings for a meaningful future within her Mennonite faith.

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The Plain Choice: A True Story of Choosing to Live an Amish Life

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Zondervan #ad - And her story proves that one can return from the darkest depths to the purest light with the power of God. Zondervan. Raised in a broken family and emotionally overlooked, Sherry Gore grew up without a solid foundation, a prisoner of her own poor choices, and at times without hope. A series of terrible mistakes left her feeling wrecked and alone and a sudden tragedy threw Sherry into an emotional tailspin too powerful to escape.

Sherry hangs by a thread, until it happens: on a morning of no particular significance, unable to see how she can go on living, she walks into a church and BAM the truth of Jesus’ forgiving love shatters her world and cleaves her life in two:  She goes to bed stunned; she wakes up a Christian. Unwilling to return to the darkness of her former life, Sherry attacks her faith head on.

The Plain Choice: A True Story of Choosing to Live an Amish Life #ad - Soon the life sherry gore remakes for herself and her children as she seeks to follow the teachings of the Bible features head coverings, simple dress, and a focus on Jesus Christ. Only then does she realize, in a fit of excitement, that there are others like her. They are called amish and Mennonite, and she realizes she has found her people.

The plain choice that sherry makes is not easy – and life still brings unexpected pain and heartache - but it changes everything for her, as she becomes one of the few people on earth to have successfully joined the Amish from the outside. She has found her place.

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Almost Amish: One Woman's Quest for a Slower, Simpler, More Sustainable Life

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Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. #ad - Rather than mastering technology, we have allowed technology to master us. It’s time to simplify our lives, make faith and family the focal point, and recapture the lost art of simple living. Building on the basic principles of amish life, more focused, less harried lives that result in stronger, friends, deeper relationships with our families, Nancy Sleeth shows readers how making conscious choices to limit and in some cases eliminate technology’s hold on our lives and getting back to basics can help us lead calmer, and God.

Almost Amish: One Woman's Quest for a Slower, Simpler, More Sustainable Life #ad - . Have you ever stopped to think, Maybe the Amish are on to something? Look around. No one has enough time, everyone feels stressed out, and our kids spend more hours staring at a screen each week than they do playing outside. We are an exhausted nation. Zondervan. We tweet while we drive, we talk while we text, and we surf the Internet until we fall asleep.

We are essentially plugged in and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Trade paperback Book.

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Amish Garden: A Year In The Life Of An Amish Garden

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Good Books #ad - Amish Garden: A Year In The Life Of An Amish Garden #ad - Gardening is simply the highpoint of her year. An amish garden: a year in the life of an Amish Garden takes you to six working Amish gardens, from January through December. Laura anne lapp lives with her husband and three young sons in a tucked-away valley. Zondervan. Matchless photos show the garden asleep, the preparation of the soil, the Amish women putting together their orders for seeds, parents and children planting, the lush harvest, the emerging plants, the food being preserved.

This close-up of a world seldom seen shows how the seasons and Amish life work rhythmically together. Step apart and enter this pastoral world of hard work, the freshest of flowers and produce, sturdy families, all in harmony with the seasons. Trade paperback Book. Good Books.

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Rules of a Godly Life

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Independently published #ad - This includes what one's mind should focus on when waking up and going to sleep, and how to conduct yourself when interacting with others during the day, all in order to maintain God's focus in all that you do and live in accordance to the Bible. Trade paperback Book. Despite its title, "rules of a Godly Life" does not actually detail Amish rules, which are known as the Ordnung.

Rules of a godly life" is a popular Pietist devotional source for the Amish. The proverbs are intended to guide the Amish on how to center their daily life on God through their everyday thoughts, words, and deeds. Zondervan. Good Books. The ordnung vary from community to community, by each individual group of Amish, and they specify prohibitions and restrictions on modern technology, district to district, job options for Amish men and guidelines for everyday living such as dress codes and how to interact with non-Amish people.

Rules of a Godly Life #ad - Comprised of 47 proverbs, this text was originally written in the early 18th century by a non-Amish author. The "rules of a godly life, " on the other hand, are considered more of an annex to the Bible -- an inspirational book to help guide the way to a more fulfilling life. When an amish person is baptized, they are promising to uphold these rules of their church and to never break from them.

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A View from the Buggy: True and Inspiring Stories of the Amish Life

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Harvest House Publishers #ad - Good Books. Eicher was raised as an Amish boy and Nathan Miller is a member of the Old Order Amish. You’ll learn…how the amish love their animalsthe joys of a community-wide barn-raisingthe ways the Amish handle great tragedyhow the Amish find happiness in giving more than receivingThis unforgettable book is compiled by two men who know the Amish.

With humor, laughter, grace, and charm, these “plain” people tell their stories; bringing tears, and an occasional dose of Amish wisdom to your heart. Most of us want a simpler life, and there’s no better example of the simple life than found among the Amish. Author Jerry S. Trade paperback Book. Zondervan.

A View from the Buggy: True and Inspiring Stories of the Amish Life #ad - But what is it really like to be amish? in this delightful compilation of stories by more than 30 Amish men and women, you’ll get the inside story on the daily life of Amish families.

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Becoming Amish: A family's search for faith, community and purpose

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Dance Hall Press, LLC #ad - But though the couple's decision can seem extreme, it can also serve as a mirror that helps us reflect upon our own choices, our own beliefs and values. Zondervan. Good Books. The reader contemplates an interview with the lutheran minister who helped lead the Supreme Court case back in 1972 that allowed the Amish to pull their children from public school after 8th grade—what compelled him to do that? The Mosers' journey is a tale that deserves to live on, a rich and provocative version of the American dream.

Instead, wore homemade clothes, built pallets for money, the Mosers drew close with their children, and bonded with people of their Amish faith and community. The reader visits a “plain” community in the hills of Kentucky—a community that lives even more simply than most Amish—to discuss “the whys” of a low-technology life and faith.

Becoming Amish: A family's search for faith, community and purpose #ad - No more BMWs. If we were to be as intentional about our lives, how would we realign our choices big and small to achieve a fulfilling life? The book rounds out the Mosers' tale with interviews, and information that adds context, vignettes, perspective and insight into the Amish faith and culture. The mosers' journey is rich and fascinating all on its own as we learn about the inner workings of the Amish faith, how they balance technology in their lives, ways and culture—what their church services are like, how they are so remarkably connected on a human scale without Facebook!, how their businesses succeed at such a high rate, and more.

Trade paperback Book. Here, they offer a modern couple's honest perspective on that separate and seemingly cloistered world, in Becoming Amish, a perspective that is uniquely insider and outsider at the same time.

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