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Questions About the Amish

Questions About the Amish

Some of the most asked questions about the Amish I get from my readers. In today’s post, I want to set the story straight and answer a few questions about the Amish in and around Northeastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. Why do they stop school in the eighth grade?...

Handmade Amish Baskets – Millersburg, Indiana

Handmade Amish Baskets – Millersburg, Indiana

Handwoven Amish Made Natural Reed Baskets We do a lot of traveling, and I'll be the first to admit I'd much rather travel the backroads of Amish Country than the traffic-filled streets of big cities.  You would think with all of our travelings I would learn to like...

Amish Country Tour – Cashton & Tomah Wisconsin

Amish Country Tour – Cashton & Tomah Wisconsin

Among the marshlands filled with cranberries in central Wisconsin live over two hundred Amish families who call Monroe County home. A few weeks ago, we had the pleasure of taking a ride through the backroads of this Amish community.
A Visit to Amish Country – Augusta, WI

A Visit to Amish Country – Augusta, WI

Last week I had the joy of visiting an Amish community tucked deep in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. About an hour southwest of Wausau is home to the town of Augusta. Known for its popular stores like Weaver’s Country Store and The Wood Shed, there’s not a shortage of winding country roads just waiting for you to explore.
A Visit to Amish Country – Daviess County, Indiana

A Visit to Amish Country – Daviess County, Indiana

Every summer we take a long grueling twenty-hour trip from South Carolina to Northern, Wisconsin, trading the smoldering heat for mosquitos as big as baby birds. The trade-off is worth it since we get to spend the summer loving on our two Wisconsin granddaughters.
The Thankful Heart of a Child

The Thankful Heart of a Child

I’ll be the first to admit that I can get so caught up in my troubles that I forget to have a thankful heart. I would say it’s only human to want to think our problems are always more important than anyone else’s.
An Inside Look at an Amish Wedding

An Inside Look at an Amish Wedding

We typically think of wedding season as being spring and summer but to the Amish fall ushers in the beginning of the marriage season. With basements filled with bountiful canning jars and silos bursting with winter feed the harvest season comes to an end as the.
An Amish Christmas

An Amish Christmas

I often get asked if the Amish celebrate the holidays and the answer is an astounding …yes! They may not rejoice in the degree as we English do but they still engage in holiday celebrations just the same. Just like us, Christmas is a big day in an Amish home.
The Story of Little Samuel – A True Story

The Story of Little Samuel – A True Story

This is a story about an Amish boy called Little Samuel who from the age of 12 has not had the use of his arms or legs due to a terrible horse and buggy collision. A two-time cancer survivor and brushes with death three times, Samuel's story, is one filled with tragedy
A Visit to Amish Country in Hart County, KY

A Visit to Amish Country in Hart County, KY

What’s a girl to do when a long cross-country drive gets boring, and she needs something to look at other than the white lines of the Interstate? She does a few Internet searches and finds that she is just a few miles from one of the fastest growing Amish communities
What a truly inspiring story….I am a true believer in the Lord myself but I have never heard a more inspiring story other than the one about our Lord and Saviour….Thank you from the bottom of my heart for sharing this amazing story.
Renee

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