Simple Pleasures: Stories from My Life as an Amish Mother Plainspoken, Book Four

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Herald Press #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. Sewing, cleaning, and helping to manage the family store take up most hours in her day, but Jantzi finds time to pen columns for the Connection, cooking, gardening, a magazine beloved by Amish and Mennonite readers.

Simple Pleasures: Stories from My Life as an Amish Mother Plainspoken, Book Four #ad - 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.

. Never sugarcoating the frustrations of motherhood, Jantzi tells it like it is, broken washing machine and bickering children and all.

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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 - Turning amish has proven to be anything but plain and simple for this former majorette. In this rare memoir, and how she falls in love with Johnny, how she throws herself into cheerleading and marching band, Marlene recounts her unhappy and abusive childhood, the gentle young Amish man who helps her lace her ice skates.

Miller is one of them. Accompany her as she dons an Amish dress and prayer covering and gets baptized. Against the wishes of both sets of parents, Marlene and Johnny get married and begin a family. 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.

Called to Be Amish: My Journey from Head Majorette to the Old Order Plainspoken #ad - Learn how she endures the strain of ten children, and accidents and tragedy, a hundred-acre farm, and find out how she comes close to walking away from it all. Marlene C. 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.

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My Life as An Amish Wife: A Diary Plain Living

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Harvest House Publishers #ad - After three hours of chores, and getting mail ready, phone calls, breakfast, it was 9:30 by the time I got to sewing. 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.

My Life as An Amish Wife: A Diary Plain Living #ad - 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. 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.

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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. Each book includes “a day in the life of the Author” and the author’s answers to FAQs about the Amish and Mennonites. 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.

But she uses a cellphone and posts status updates on Facebook, too. Like her grandmother, Lucinda J. 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. 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.

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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 - With humor, laughter, grace, and charm, these “plain” people tell their stories; bringing tears, and an occasional dose of Amish wisdom to your heart. 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.

. Author Jerry S. 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. Most of us want a simpler life, and there’s no better example of the simple life than found among the Amish.

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31 Days to a Simple Life The Amish Way

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Lamb Books #ad - 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. A common question now in America. I hope you'll be inspired as you readthis book, finding a path a bit less chaotic.

31 Days to a Simple Life The Amish Way #ad - God bless ~ karen anna vogel ~best-selling author of adozen Amish books, including the popular Amish Knitting Circle Series. If you admire deep character andenduring values, live them yourself. The budgetthis 31 day guide to simplicity will discuss this Amishnewspaper clip, downsizing, ideas for gatherings, along with frugality, keepingin pace with nature and much more.

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. If you admire our sense ofcommitment, deepen yours.

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Homespun: Amish and Mennonite Women in Their Own Words

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Herald Press #ad - . Every amish and Mennonite woman has a story. A revealing and wide ranging resource. Hear from one woman who struggles with feeling inferior to her sister, from another about her longing for a baby, and from a third who accidentally bought stretchy material to sew her husband s pants. Each woman s story is a testament to the grace of God and the blessings of community.

Behind amish romance novels and tourist spots and television shows stand real people, with longings and loves just like the rest of us. Lorilee craker, joy, home, grief, bestselling author of Money Secrets of the Amish, collects these personal writings about hospitality, and walks with God. In homespun, you get to hear some of them.

Homespun: Amish and Mennonite Women in Their Own Words #ad - . This eclectic book will interest any reader who s curious about the plain lifestyle. Publishers weekly straight from the pens of Amish and Mennonite women. Ever wish you could visit with a group of amish or Mennonite women over a cup of coffee? In the pages of Homespun, Amish and Plain Mennonite women swap stories and spin yarns while we listen in.

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Hutterite Diaries: Wisdom from My Prairie Community Plainspoken, Book Three

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Herald Press #ad - From stories of working together to bring in the fall potato harvest to laugh-out-loud tales of sisterly love laced with revenge, or colony, Maendel invites readers into her Bruderhof, nestled on the prairie of western Canada. What would it be like to share all your possessions and live in Christian community? In Hutterite Diaries, Linda Maendel offers a rare glimpse into the daily routines and communal faith of her people, the Hutterian Brethren.

Here children and adults work, play, and worship together, eat, crafting a community of goods and living out an alternative to the individualism and consumerism of mainstream society. Because few outsiders know anything about the Hutterites, a Plain Christian group related to the Amish and Mennonites, this book offer a rare-glimpse into Hutterite life.

Hutterite Diaries: Wisdom from My Prairie Community Plainspoken, Book Three #ad - Plainspoken series real-life stories of amish and mennonites includes:book 1 chasing the amish Dream: My Life as a Young Amish Bachelor by Loren BeachyBook 2 Called to Be Amish: My Journey from Head Majorette to the Old Order by Marlene MillerBook 3 Hutterite Diaries: Wisdom from My Prairie Community by Linda Maendel.

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

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Zondervan #ad - 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, unable to see how she can go on living, until it happens: on a morning of no particular significance, 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. Zondervan.

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The Pie Lady: Classic Stories from a Mennonite Cook and Her Friends

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Herald Press #ad - Forget for now the sink full of dishes. Each cook has her own Pie Lady moments. 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. These are pie lady moments: times of goodness and glamour in the middle of ordinary days.

Each has a story to tell. In the pie lady, mennonite homemaker greta isaac ushers readers into the kitchens of Velda, Shyla, and other Pie Ladies as they whip up confections and concoctions that please the mouth and nourish the soul. Maybe you brown the gravy and salt it from eighteen inches up. Home cooks will love the recipes that appear in each chapter.

The Pie Lady: Classic Stories from a Mennonite Cook and Her Friends #ad - For another, it s Mom serving up creamy chicken and noodles. Maybe you drop grapefruit slices in a glass of water. What is a pie lady moment? For one family, it s breakfast on the patio. Zondervan. Fans of ruth reichl, and ree Drummond will love Isaacs intimate, Sherry Gore, delectable writing.

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Simply Amish: An Essential Guide from the Foremost Expert on Amish Life

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Herald Press #ad - Through stories from his friendship with the Amish and studies from his forty-year career, Kraybill takes readers on a gentle journey among a people known for their simplicity, rootedness in church and family, and commitment to peaceful living. Get answers to your questions about Amish life. Donald B. Discover why this 325-year-old group still flourishes in the midst of twenty-first-century life.

Zondervan. Kraybill has lived among, written about, and befriended the Amish for many years, studied, and Amish people read his books to learn more about themselves. From america s most trusted expert on Amish life comes Simply Amish, an essential guide to Amish life, culture, and faith. Why do the amish reject technology and education or do they? why do their young people choose to stay Amish when their beliefs and practices put them so at odds with modern society? How are they different from the Mennonites?When it comes to learning about the Amish, it can be hard to sort out fact from fiction.

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