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Embracing Simplicity: Discovering Amish Life in Lawrence County

Embracing Simplicity: Discovering Amish Life in Lawrence County

Nestled in the rolling hills of western Pennsylvania lies a special place close to my heart: an Old Order Amish settlement in Lawrence County. This area, home to the second-largest Amish community in Pennsylvania, is a haven of serenity and simplicity known as the...

Scribe Emma Yoder from Willow Springs shares a letter…

Scribe Emma Yoder from Willow Springs shares a letter…

Willow Springs, PA – New Order Fellowship March 30, 3023  Today is another beautiful day after a few days of stormy weather last week. It blew so hard that the neighbor’s pine tree ended up on their car. Praise the Lord; no one was injured. Samuel spent the forenoon...

Scribe Emma Yoder from Willow Springs shares a letter…

Scribe Emma Yoder from Willow Springs shares a letter…

Willow Springs, PA – New Order Fellowship August 31, 2022 The hot and humid dog days of August are here! We have had on-and-off thundershowers, just enough to keep the young boys busy mowing grass. I have a blackberry pie cooling on the counter, which will make a good...

A Message from Emma Yoder – Strawberries, Storms, and Summer

A Message from Emma Yoder – Strawberries, Storms, and Summer

Willow Springs, PANew Order Fellowship June 20, 2022 – Greetings on this last Monday of June! The rain is barrelling down this morning, leaving little streams maneuvering through the yard. It promises a muggy day once the sun comes out, making it perfect for sinking...

A Day in the Blues at the Amish Mud Day Sale

A Day in the Blues at the Amish Mud Day Sale

The first Saturday in June marks the day for the annual Amish Mud Days in Northwestern Pennsylvania. With a bluebird sky, mild temperatures, and the sing-song chants of a handful of auctioneers, Amish and Englishers alike enjoyed the long-awaited outing. Young boys...

A Message from Emma Yoder

A Message from Emma Yoder

For a bit of fun, I asked Emma if she would be willing to become Willow Springs resident Scribe …and she agreed. I hope you enjoy her first entry. Willow Springs, PANew Order Fellowship May 10, 2022 - We've been blessed with beautiful weather. It was 80 on Sunday. The...

The Amish Ice House

The Amish Ice House

Photo by Jim Fisher It continues to amaze me at how resourceful the Amish are.  I don’t think twice about going to the refrigerator and pushing my glass under the ice dispenser to fill my glass with perfect little square cubes of ice.  I don’t give it a thought on how...

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...

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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