Category: Amish Lifestyle

Young Amish Man Killed

Through Amish tragedy comes grace… In a small town in Northwestern Pennsylvania lives a community of Old World Order Amish.  Their lives are simple and clean and filled with compassion and love for their neighbors. They live a private life far away from technology and the hustle and bustle of modern society.  Even though their existence is quiet by nature, they still face the trauma and disappointments of everyday life.  They live and die, they mourn and celebrate, they love the Lord, and they marry and raise their children praying they will have a desire to remain connected to their...

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Simplify Your Home With These 11 Things

We live in a world of microwaves, electric coffee pots, T.V.’s and cell phones, but that doesn’t mean we have to use everything at our disposal.  In my home, I’m always looking for the simpler side of things and try to reach for things that will keep me separated from the modern world as much as possible.  During a recent storm and power outage, I was so thankful my home was filled with items that helped me keep comfortable during the storm.  I couldn’t help but think how the Amish deal with storms.  I can assure you they never worry about how...

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Simple Side of Amish Life

 The Simple Side of Amish Life As a blogger, I put myself out there for everyone to know my likes, my dislikes, my dreams, my desires and even how I choose to live. I have learned to have broad shoulders and don’t take things personally. I do a pretty good job at taking it all in and not letting a few choice comments get me down. However, there is one comment I keep getting that I just have to address. It centers around the Amish’s religious beliefs and rules. Setting the Story Straight: I fully understand that the Amish...

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Add Some Amish Style to Your Life

Not long ago I had the pleasure of driving on the back roads of Northwestern Pennsylvania.  It was a dirt road lined with grazing sheep, white clapboard houses and laundry lines filled with a rainbow of blues and purples. Void of telephone poles and flashy billboards I felt a sense of peace and serenity.  I parked the car on the side of the road and took in the sights and sounds of the Amish community I was driving through.  Across the road sat an Amish school house on recess break.  The children didn’t take any mind to me since...

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Model Yourself After the Amish – Separate from the World

You may have witnessed yourself how the Amish place a great deal of emphasis on being different from the world around them.  They dress different, act different, talk different and take pride in keeping to themselves separate from the world. They keep society at arm’s length and seek to separate themselves from anything they feel would threaten their faith. While they know they have to live in the world they strive to not live of it.  Meaning they don’t let the influence of the world control or dictate how they should live.  Anything that would threaten the purity of...

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Tracy at Our Simple Homestead Hidden away in Central South Carolina is a little farm where we call home. Surrounded by pine trees, chicken farms, and lots of sandy soil we live a very simple lifestyle by the grace of God.

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