Welcome to Amish PA where it’s prime Mud Sale season! What exactly is a Mud Sale you ask? Mud sales are annual auctions held at or near local fire stations. These occur in the spring and are a major fundraiser for the volunteer fire companies in Amish communities. No, there’s no mud to be bought… Read More
We were created to be party of a community, to live, and laugh, and love together.
It was a bad day. In fact, it was a bad week. Each day brought it’s own little unpleasant surprise A car wreck got the week off to a particularly bad start. No one was seriously hurt, thank God, and that’s all that matters—but a .005 second mistake by a distracted driver has perhaps totaled… Read More
In 1996, we lived near the highest point in Ohio—Campbell Hill, elevation 1535 feet. We bought a Logan County spec home built by Amishman-turned-Mennonite Sam Eicher. Mr. Eicher had a Bobcat excavator; painted on it in dark blue script was “Grandpa’s Toy.” He’d left his Amish ways far behind, but occasionally we’d see Amish buggies… Read More
“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
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