Amish Puppy Love and Old Amish Friends

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It’s bound to happen. When you write a book and develop your characters, there will come a time when you find that it’s hard to say good-bye to them. After spending so much time with them and knowing them so well, the thought of ending that literary relationship is…well…emotionally draining. I felt that way about […]

Generous of Heart

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Just the other weekend, I attended a Mennonite church service in Lancaster County, PA. It was a wonderful service and really struck me how generous of heart these people are. Unlike the Amish, the Mennonites do have churches but they are very plain. No statues. No crosses. No stained glass windows. Without the trappings that […]

New Amish Friend: Katie S.

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Next weekend, I will be headed back to Lancaster to meet a new Amish friend, Katie S.. A Mennonite friend made the introduction and Katie has a room to rent at her farm. I will be renting the room so that I may come and go as I please during the year.  I’m looking forward […]

The Harness Shop II

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Sorry for the delay in continuing my musings about my trip to Lancaster.  Since I’m headed back out there next weekend, I figured I better continue my stories! I just finished a book by Wanda Brunsetter, On Her Own, which was about the widow of an Amish man who owned a harness shop. Having just […]