Christmas Thoughts

The other day while I was grocery shopping, I encountered a woman in a parking lot outside the store. She was walking with a cane and she asked if I would like for her to take my cart back. She said it would help her. I turned the cart around in the right direction, thanked her, smiled, and wished her …

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Celebrating Light and Daring to Hope

Please visit the Amish Descendent Scholarship for a story of “An Irrepressible Spirit.” This is the story of Emma Gingerich’s educational journey. She left her Amish community when she was eighteen. Before she left, she did not know what a college is, yet she was enrolled in one less than a year after she entering the “English” world. My life …

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More Answers to Your Questions

Tonight I will answer a few more questions that were asked on my blog in early October.   Nancy asked: I would love a chance to read your book. What do you think is the percentage of Amish who decide to leave the order? Nancy, I am going to refer you to the Amish Studies website for the answer to this …

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