Embrace the Amish Lifestyle
“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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
“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