. A revealing and wide ranging resource. 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.
Homespun: Amish and Mennonite Women in Their Own Words #ad - In homespun, you get to hear some of them. 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.
Gathering of Sisters: A Year With My Old Order Mennonite FamilyHerald Press #ad - There she gathers with her four sisters and their children for a day with their mother. On warm days, the children play and fish and build houses of hay in the barn. In gathering of sisters, weaver writes about her horse-and-buggy Mennonite family and the weekly women s gatherings that keep them connected.
Each book includes a day in the Life of the Author and the author s answers to FAQs about the Amish and Mennonites. But tuesdays is about being sisters, daughters, and mothers. Spend a day with sisters. The rest of the week is full of laundry, and errands, and work that never ends. Once a week darla weaver bundles her children into the buggy, hitches up her spirited mare, and drives six miles to the farm where she grew up.
Gathering of Sisters: A Year With My Old Order Mennonite Family #ad - 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. In the winter, everyone stays close to the woodstove, with puzzles and games and crocheting. No matter the weather, the tuesday get-togethers of this Old Order Mennonite family keep them grounded and centered in their love for God and for each other, even when raising an occasional loving but knowing eyebrow at each other.
Anything but Simple: My Life as a Mennonite PlainspokenHerald Press #ad - 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. But she uses a cellphone and posts status updates on Facebook, too. 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.
Anything but Simple: My Life as a Mennonite Plainspoken #ad - 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. 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.
Simple Pleasures: Stories from My Life as an Amish Mother Plainspoken, Book Four Plainspoken: Real-life stories of Amish and MennonitesHerald Press #ad - Sewing, and helping to manage the family store take up most hours in her day, but Jantzi finds time to pen columns for the Connection, gardening, cooking, cleaning, a magazine beloved by Amish and Mennonite readers. Young amish homemaker Marianne Jantzi invites readers into her family s life and Amish community.
Simple Pleasures: Stories from My Life as an Amish Mother Plainspoken, Book Four Plainspoken: Real-life stories of Amish and Mennonites #ad - . Never sugarcoating the frustrations of motherhood, Jantzi tells it like it is, broken washing machine and bickering children and all. 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.
Each book includes a day in the Life of the Author and the author s answers to FAQs about the Amish. The mother of four young children, Jantzi writes about her daily routines and heartfelt faith with equal measures of wit and warmth.
The Pie Lady: Classic Stories from a Mennonite Cook and Her Friends PlainspokenHerald Press #ad - Home cooks will love the recipes that appear in each chapter. 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. These are pie lady moments: times of goodness and glamour in the middle of ordinary days. 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.
The Pie Lady: Classic Stories from a Mennonite Cook and Her Friends Plainspoken #ad - Forget for now the sink full of dishes. Each cook has her own Pie Lady moments. For another, it’s Mom serving up creamy chicken and noodles. Fans of ruth reichl, and ree Drummond will love Isaacs’ intimate, Sherry Gore, delectable writing. Maybe you brown the gravy and salt it from eighteen inches up. Each has a story to tell.
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.
Called to Be Amish: My Journey from Head Majorette to the Old Order PlainspokenHerald Pr #ad - Against the wishes of both sets of parents, Marlene and Johnny get married and begin a family. Marlene C. In this rare memoir, marlene recounts her unhappy and abusive childhood, and how she falls in love with Johnny, how she throws herself into cheerleading and marching band, the gentle young Amish man who helps her lace her ice skates.
Called to Be Amish: My Journey from Head Majorette to the Old Order Plainspoken #ad - Miller is one of them. Turning amish has proven to be anything but plain and simple for this former majorette. Learn how she endures the strain of ten children, a hundred-acre farm, and accidents and tragedy, and find out how she comes close to walking away from it all. 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.
. But nearly fifty years later, Marlene is still living out God's call as an Old Order Amish woman. Accompany her as she dons an Amish dress and prayer covering and gets baptized. Fewer than one hundred people have joined the Old Order Amish and stayed since 1950 .
My Life as An Amish Wife: A Diary Plain LivingHarvest 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.
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.
A Midwife in Amish Country: Celebrating God's Gift of LifeSalem Books #ad - Too many times to count, self-doubts, and seemingly insurmountable challenges, Kim stumbled home feeling overwhelmed and inadequate—yet as she strained against her misgivings, those sacred moments transformed her into a woman of power and conviction. Yet every birth enthralled her, blowing air into tiny lungs, whether she was halting hemorrhages, or bouncing through wild rides in ambulances.
Lyrically written and profoundly told … Kim Woodard Osterholzer’s story … embraced me on the first page and held me tight until the very last word. Leslie gould, #1 bestselling and Christy-award winning author “Inspiring in the best of ways. Stasi eldredge, new york times bestselling author of Captivating: Unveiling the Mystery of a Woman’s Soul “A master class in respectful, woman-centered midwifery.
A Midwife in Amish Country: Celebrating God's Gift of Life #ad - Dr. With drama and insight, she recounts the beauty and painstaking effort of those early years spent catching babies next to crackling woodstoves, under lantern light, and in farmhouses powered by windmills for running water and with outhouses for bathrooms. Sara wickham, and consultant kim osterholzer, midwifery lecturer, author, a midwife who's caught over 500 babies since 1993, ushers readers behind the doors of Amish homes as she recounts her lively and life-changing adventures learning the heart and craft of midwifery.
Slowly, steadily, tried and tested, kim learned to play her part as midwife to the Amish—women unflagging in their passion to welcome new lives—and at last, took her rightful place among them. Some births kept her from home for days on end; others she missed by heart-pounding seconds.
My Other Name Is Mom: Embracing the Realities of Godly MotherhoodMary Burkholder #ad - Do you ever feel like being a mom is boring and unimportant? Do you feel unappreciated in your home and dream of doing more important things? My Other Name Is Mom is written by a mother of young children who answers her own questions about the value of motherhood. Mary offers a realistic look at what motherhood means to family, frustration, and to society, guilt, and addresses many common parenting problems: inferiority, anger, and exhaustion.
My Other Name Is Mom: Embracing the Realities of Godly Motherhood #ad - In fact, the value of a stay-at-home mom becomes more precious as more women have less children and spend more time in the workplace. Included are two of the common struggles in the marriages of parents; a brief look at the history of feminism; and how our culture devalues the role of women in the world.
Just because current culture places a premium on women in the workplace does not mean our role has become less important.
31 Days to a Simple Life The Amish WayLamb Books #ad - 31 Days to a Simple Life The Amish Way #ad - For 30 years, author karen anna Vogel has lived near the Amish, considered a "Trusted English Friend". She passes on inspirational experiences about the Amish culture in her novels, but readers want more. So, in this 31 day ‘challenge’ karen shares all she’s gleaned so far, and invites you to make simplicity a habit.
Simply Amish: An Essential Guide from the Foremost Expert on Amish LifeHerald Press #ad - Donald B. Kraybill has lived among, studied, written about, and befriended the Amish for many years, and Amish people read his books to learn more about themselves. 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.
From america s most trusted expert on Amish life comes Simply Amish, an essential guide to Amish life, culture, and faith. 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.
Simply Amish: An Essential Guide from the Foremost Expert on Amish Life #ad - Get answers to your questions about Amish life. Discover why this 325-year-old group still flourishes in the midst of twenty-first-century life.