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May this year be filled with unexpected good things for you. “Whoever you are, no matter how lonely,” may you find solace in your imagination if there’s nowhere else to go.
2020 has been hard for so many of us, including me. May 2021 be better for all of us.
Amish who wish to pursue life, liberty and happiness are often forced to escape and land in a completely foreign world; they are genuine refugees, but without recognition by and aid from the American government and human rights agencies.
Amish culture is anything that isn't mandated by the Amish religion (Amish law). But not all Amish laws are universal; the laws vary from community to community.
No matter what community you come from, it’s always understood that you are never to leave the religion. Your only “choice” is to get baptized and remain a member of the Amish Church for the rest of your life.
When I was a kid, my favorite time of year was Christmas because then I'd get candy and presents.
Amish dolls have no faces. No eyes, no nose, no mouth, no fingers, no toes.
How do you make summer fun? For the kids AND yourself? Here are some ideas for creating unforgettable summer memories, based on my favorite Amish childhood activities.
I have no photographic evidence of my existence as an Amish child. Many years later, I learned that graveyards serve as the pictures of my history. They're the photos of my past, the proof that my ancestors existed.