• The Amish Twins (Amish Romance): Part 2

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    Go to libraries and meet with book clubs. Individual Aspects of Imagined Communities In his book Imagined Communities, Anderson (1983) suggested that the idea of stable, firm (albeit imagined) social entities helps individuals cope with the uncertainty of life and death by allowing them to develop connections to a broader social being. The results have generated best practices to develop more effective programs in rural underserved communities. Millersburg, OH: Ministries of Wayne Weaver; [Sugarcreek, OH]: Carlisle Printing, 2013.
  • Plain Paradise (A Daughters of the Promise Novel)

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    S. — but they are leaving the state pretty much to its own, as long as rebuilding does not occur. A church district is measured by the number of families (households), rather than by the number of baptized persons. [29] Families take turns hosting the bi-weekly preaching service. If reports are right Susie broke her arm but sounded like it was still in place but don’t have more details. (L. This lovely book is a collection of poems by Asian and Pacific Islander writers sharing their stories of hardship and courage coming from their homelands to America. (poetry) Jiminez, Francisco. 1997.
  • Daybreak: The Days of Redemption Series, Book One

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    Author, title, publication information, and short summary. She'll be giving us the inside scoop on her latest book, Promise To Return. Throughout North America, there are numerous four-year colleges affiliated with the various denominations. No summary of Amish lifestyle and culture can be totally adequate, because there are few generalities that are true for all Amish. Rumspringa means “running around.” This practice, which allows Amish young people who have not yet joined the church the right to experience the modern world, varies from church district to district.
  • Miriam and Doctor Jacob Three Book Boxed Set: Amish Romance

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    Hershberger, 2010) Leroys and Ed Schrocks came home from Crab Orchard, Ky. on Tues. after visiting Joseph Yoder, their grandson and nephew. The series is called "Hurry Less, Worry Less" by Abingdon Press. The Amish have different attitudes toward mass transit. Almost invariably, though, there is the proverbial Amish head covering. People's Helpers is an Amish-organized network of mental health caregivers who help families dealing with mental illness and recommend professional counselors. [64] Suicide rates for the Amish are about half that of the general population. [b] The Old Order Amish do not typically carry private commercial health insurance. [66] [67] A handful of American hospitals, starting in the mid-1990s, created special outreach programs to assist the Amish.
  • Black Lightning, Book II: Naomi's Dream (Volume 2)

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    There is always prayer before a meal is served. One blogger described the genre this way: “As far as romance novels go, you’re likely to get more sparks by rubbing two Amish quilts together. We'll talk about his new book, Amish Cooks Across America, co-written with Lovina Eicher, and discuss the regional differences between communities. But widow Pleasant Obermeier isn't so pleased. Nancy Mehl is the first guest and talks about her newest release, "Unbreakable" (Bethany House), with its theme of Mennonite non-resistance.
  • The Clothes Line (The Amish of Ephrata Book 4)

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    Mennonites belong to different “taste publics,” as theorist Herbert Gans calls groupings of people who share aesthetic sensibilities and ways of evaluating art and literature. I had never had that thought before in my life. She then obtained an ARCT and taught piano and theory for many years. The East Chilliwack (Central) Mennonite Brethren Church had been established only two years earlier in 1945. THE AMISH IN THEIR OWN WORDS, compiled by Brad Igou, 1999, Herald Press, ISBN 0-8361-9123-4 (illus.).
  • An Unexpected Joy: An Amish Christmas Gift Novella

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    Intercourse: Good Books. 127 Kraybill, D. Introduction: The struggle to be separate. The rebaptism of adults was then a crime punishable by death. The bizarre and best-selling world of Amish fiction occupies shelves in Walmarts and boasts titles like The Women of Lancaster County and A Plain and Simple Heart whose covers feature blushing, black-clad blondes. The Amish anti-individualist orientation is the motive for rejecting labor-saving technologies that might make one less dependent on community.
  • AMISH ROMANCE: Beth's Remorse: A Sweet, Clean Amish Romance

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    A person is more of a member of the family, rather than an individual. For four and a half centuries, these people have believed that peaceable, humble Christians will go to prison rather than kill a fellow human being, regardless of nationality or ideology. In mainstream culture, we are taught that if we want something badly enough we can either achieve it or acquire it. Anyway, we have another plague-story (biological weapons rather than nature, this time around).
  • An Amish Trilogy Box Set (Amish Romance)(All Hannah's

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    Marriage to a "Schwartz" cousin (first cousin once removed) is not permitted in Lancaster County. I don’t spend anything on cosmetics and jewelry. Because of this flat governing structure, variations of practice develop in each community. Many eventually settled in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. And are the “non-electric New Order” in Holmes County beginning to accept electricity from the grid? The Amish anti-individualist orientation is the motive for rejecting labor-saving technologies that might make one less dependent on community.
  • The Bridge of Peace: Book 2 in the Ada's House Amish Romance

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    Kate and Hans cherish Hester, despite the pointed question of Hans’s mother—“What makes you think you can raise her Amish, with her Indian blood?” Struck by his daughter’s unusual beauty, Hans insists on choosing the fabric for her handmade dresses. That we should leave our land in much better condition than when we got it.” Photo by Jon Styer. I haven’t gone off on a tangent like this for a while.