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Finding Peace in Amish Country

Finding Peace in Amish Country

“Do not ask the Lord to guide your footsteps if you are not willing to move your feet.” Amish Proverb The lush green pastures along the interstate had Savannah Carmichael in awe as she listened carefully to the directions her Australian accent GPS was giving her.

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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.

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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

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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

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10 Ways to Adopt an Amish Lifestyle

10 Ways to Adopt an Amish Lifestyle

There’s something so appealing about the Amish Lifestyle. Their simplicity, their family values, their work ethics, just to name a few. But, what most Americans idolize about the Amish are things easily obtained. Well most of us wouldn’t dream of living without

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Adopt a Simple Amish Lifestyle

Adopt a Simple Amish Lifestyle

Learning to slow down and enjoy life can seem overwhelming, but with just a few small changes, you can live that simple Amish lifestyle you dream of. I’m one of those people who romanticize about the Amish way of life.

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Simple Side of Amish Life

Simple Side of Amish Life

As a blogger, I put myself out there for everyone to know my likes, my dislikes, my dreams, my desires and even how I choose to live. I have learned to have broad shoulders and don’t take things personally. I do a pretty good job at taking it all in and not letting a.

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A Forgotten Memory

A Forgotten Memory

It was before dawn as Anna May hurried out of bed to get the coffee going before her son Martin came knocking at her door. It was the first day of hunting season, and she wanted to make sure he had a good breakfast before he went to the woods. It was the Monday after

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A Gift for Emma

A Gift for Emma

It was a week before Christmas and Emma Byler was sitting on her parent’s front porch. The sun was just dipping behind the horizon, and in the distance, she could hear chipmunks chattering. In the quietness of the early evening, she found herself deep in thought

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Valentine’s Day Present for Emma

Valentine’s Day Present for Emma

Emma rolled over in bed and pulled the blankets up over her head as she heard her mother call her name from the bottom of the stairs. She hated the long winter months and dreaded walking to school in the cold.

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A Thankful Heart

A Thankful Heart

The sun was rising above the horizon when Emma and her twin sisters, Rebecca and Anna, left to go to their springtime job at Yoder’s Strawberry Acres. The dew was still heavy in the air, and the birds were starting to wake up from their nighttime slumber as Emma was

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The Secret to Being the Perfect Wife

The Secret to Being the Perfect Wife

“An industrious wife is the best savings account.” Amish Proverb Rebecca balanced a clothes basket on her hip as she pushed open the screen door that led to the side porch. The squeaky hinge echoed as it slammed behind her scattering a small flock of barn swallows

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