“It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want—oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so! -Mark Twain Hello. My name is Michelle and I have spring fever. Oh, I have… Read More
We were created to be party of a community, to live, and laugh, and love together.
Visiting an Amish school is a very different experience than visiting an English school. Aside from the obvious—the Amish have a unique manner of dress and attend a one-room schoolhouse with one teacher for all grades—there are other, more charming variances. When visitors come in to the Amish schoolhouse, the scholars (as the students are… Read More
Prayer won’t change God’s heart toward your neighbors (He’s couldn’t love them any more than He already does!), but it will change you! Try these tips and tools when praying for your neighbors: Pray by name 1. Register at pray4everyhome.com to instantly receive a free, detailed map of your neighborhood with the names and addresses… Read More
Yesterday was Valentine’s Day. Now it’s too late to send out your “I love yous.” That’s silly, of course not! Today—right now— is the perfect time to remember someone. Greeting cards of love can go out any and every day of the year. I enjoy surprising others with a note of snail mail. (I’ve written… Read More
It’s widely known that the Amish take care of themselves. In fact, their sense of community is one of the many things I admire about them. One of the most popular ways that they support each other and their community is through various types of auctions. A few weeks ago, Lynette Sowell told us about… Read More
One of the reasons we hesitate to meet our neighbors is the big unknown. What are they like? Will they like me? Will they be friends or foes? Your neighbors’ homes are about the same size, value and style as yours—but the conversations inside those homes may be very different than the ones happening around… Read More