My People, the Amish: The True Story of an Amish Father and Son #ad - More than a biography, this is an honest look at the heart-warming traditions that mingle with the deep-rooted legalism of the Amish community in Ashland, Ohio. In my people, the amish, Joe Keim paints a detailed picture of life behind the bonnets and buggies. Nine months after their traditional Amish wedding, Joe and Esther left family and friends forever to live openly for Christ, and endured shunning and excommunication with bold faith.
Since then, the lord has brought many former Amish people to Joe and Esther for help. What started as a path of rebellion led joe and his wife Esther to a caring group of Englisher Christians who would love them like family and show them how to live out their new found faith in Jesus Christ.
Called to Be Amish: My Journey from Head Majorette to the Old Order PlainspokenHerald Pr #ad - Miller is one of them. 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. 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.
Against the wishes of both sets of parents, Marlene and Johnny get married and begin a family. Accompany her as she dons an Amish dress and prayer covering and gets baptized. 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.
Called to Be Amish: My Journey from Head Majorette to the Old Order Plainspoken #ad - . Turning amish has proven to be anything but plain and simple for this former majorette. 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. Marlene C.
My Amish Story: Breaking Generations of SilenceAneko Press #ad - It is the story of a family living, loving, and laughing their way along the journey of life. My amish story is the story of the last few years of Amish life for the Graber family in the 1990s. But it is also, a story of leaving the old and embracing the new, of walking in the blessing of freedom from bondage, and more so, and of leaving behind the fear of tomorrow.
It’s about the hurdles of breaking the barriers of centuries, of family circles being broken with no goodbyes, of heartbreak and estrangement, and of the transitions and adjustments to a new way of living.
Leaving My Amish World: My True StoryFearless Publishing House #ad - As she has four more children, her world revolves around them, and they bring her more joy than she could have ever imagined. Though she loves being a mother, eirene knows there has to be more to life than just being a housewife confined to her home with no money, and she loves her family, no phone, and no transportation.
Once you start, you won’t be able to put it down. Ashley emma, bestselling author of Undercover Amish, Amish Under Fire, and more . Like most amish children, eirene had a carefree childhood in a tight-knit family life in the Old Order Amish community where she grew up Indiana. This woman’s story touched my heart, and when she was hurt in the story, it was written so beautifully that I could feel her pain.
Leaving My Amish World: My True Story #ad - We sometimes put the amish on a pedestal, but they are human too, and also make mistakes just like us. Eirene knows god is calling her to leave so she can serve God. Doesn’t god have a bigger purpose for her? wasn’t she meant for more? When Eirene makes a Christian friend, she is hungry to learn more about the loving God who died for her and rose again, a God so unlike the one she’d learned about growing up Amish.
Pregnant. Shunned. Heartbroken. This is eirene's true story of how she left the Amish.
Growing Up Amish: A MemoirTyndale House Publishers, Inc. #ad - Now, in this heartwarming memoir, his rumspringa rite of passage at age 16, Ira paints a vivid portrait of Amish life―from his childhood days on the family farm, to his ultimate decision to leave the Amish Church for good at age 26. Readers will laugh, cry, and be inspired by this charming yet poignant coming of age story set amidst the backdrop of one of the most enigmatic cultures in America today―the Old Order Amish.
Tyndale House Publishers. Growing up amish is the true story of one man’s quest to discover who he is and where he belongs. New york times ebook bestseller!one fateful starless night, packed all of his earthly belongings into in a little black duffel bag, 17-year-old Ira Wagler got up at 2 AM, and walked away from his home in the Amish settlement of Bloomfield, left a scribbled note under his pillow, Iowa.
Runaway Amish Girl: The Great EscapeRunaway Amish Girl #ad - Disagreeing with the beliefs of Amish traditions and upbringing, the pressure became too much for her to bear. Education becomes her priority as she finds her place in this "English" world. Her memoir runaway amish Girl: The Great Escape captivates even the timid reader. Tyndale House Publishers. Considered no longer a daughter and a sister, temporarily exiled, Emma finds a way to be free.
Runaway Amish Girl: The Great Escape #ad - Forced to make a personal decision, Emma found the courage to leave the only life she had ever known. This true story is a rare glimpse into the life of a brave young woman - Runaway Amish Girl: The Great Escape. She had no idea the emotional turmoil she would inflict on her family and friends. Growing up amish and leaving the fold, Emma Gingerich left her Amish community in Eagleville, Missouri, at the age of eighteen.
Behind Closed Doors: The Life of a Swartzentruber Amish GirlDena Schrock #ad - Growing up within the strictest order of the Amish community, Dena Hershberger struggled with all the rules and secrets. Little did she know how big a part he would play in hers. At six years old, she told her mother she was too tired to live anymore. Joe and dena have been married for 18 years and have four children.
In her first book, dena describes in detail her journey through childhood and what it was like living in an Amish home. She tells about the customs and traditions as well as the rules and restrictions she lived under as she grew into a young woman and managed the heartaches and triumphs of life. From a young age, Dena recognized that God plays a part in our lives.
Life changed forever the day dena and her husband decided to follow their hearts, leave behind the only lifestyle they knew, and be shunned by family and friends. Dena schrock was born into the Swartzentruber Amish community. Dena's passion is to share her journey with the world and inspire others who have chosen to leave everything behind to follow God's calling.
Behind Closed Doors: The Life of a Swartzentruber Amish Girl #ad - Questions swirled in her young mind about why others had things that she did not and if life truly had a purpose. When she was 23, dena and her husband Joe left the Amish culture to raise their own family. But her questions didn't always have answers and her spirit remained unsettled. Tyndale House Publishers.
A View from the Buggy: True and Inspiring Stories of the Amish LifeHarvest House Publishers #ad - Tyndale House Publishers. Most of us want a simpler life, and there’s no better example of the simple life than found among the Amish. Eicher was raised as an Amish boy and Nathan Miller is a member of the Old Order Amish. Author Jerry S. 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.
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. With humor, these “plain” people tell their stories; bringing tears, and charm, grace, laughter, and an occasional dose of Amish wisdom to your heart.
Why I Left the Amish: A MemoirMichigan State University Press #ad - Tyndale House Publishers. When saloma miller furlong’s father dies during her first semester at Smith College, she returns to the Amish community she had left twenty four years earlier to attend his funeral. Her journey home prompts a flood of memories. Now a mother with grown children of her own, furlong recalls her painful childhood in a family defined by her father’s mental illness, her mother’s frustration, her brother’s brutality, and the austere traditions of the Amish―traditions Furlong struggled to accept for years before making the difficult decision to leave the community.
. In this personal and moving memoir, Furlong traces the genesis of her desire for freedom and education and chronicles her conflicted quest for independence. There are two ways to leave the Amish―one is through life and the other through death. Eloquently told, why i left the Amish is a revealing portrait of life within―and without―this frequently misunderstood community.
Evidence Not Seen: A Woman's Miraculous Faith in the Jungles of World War IIHarper Collins #ad - Evidence Not Seen: A Woman's Miraculous Faith in the Jungles of World War II #ad - This is the true story of a young american missionary woman courage and triump of faith in the jungles of New Guinea and her four years in a notorious Japanese prison camp. Never to see her husband again, she was forced to sign a confession to a crime she did not commit and face the executioner's sword, only to be miraculously spared.
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Simply Amish: An Essential Guide from the Foremost Expert on Amish LifeHerald Press #ad - Condition: New. 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.
Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Isbn13: 9780060670207. Discover why this 325-year-old group still flourishes in the midst of twenty-first-century life. Donald B. 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.
Simply Amish: An Essential Guide from the Foremost Expert on Amish Life #ad - Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. 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.
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