Opa and Oma’s Godly Heritage | Laura Weymouth

Many of my early memories center around time spent at the home of my maternal grandparents. Both sides of my family are Mennonite, and Opa and Oma Bergmann were whole-hearted people of faith. As children, my cousins and I often took Opa and Oma’s faithfulness for granted. We fidgeted through the devotion times they held […]

An Old-Order Mennonite Family: Like the Stars in the Heavens

My husband and I will celebrate 45 years of marriage this August. We are taking the month of July to do a 4000-mile book tour with my memoir Blush: A Mennonite Girl Meets a Glittering World. The Saturday before we left on this trip, however, we attended a celebration honoring Stuart’s maternal grandparents, Webster Clay […]


My family is one big crazy mess of beautiful and sinful people. I have three aunts on my mom’s side who have had a big part in shaping my childhood memories as well as my dear cousins. Most of us are close in age and grew up sharing vacations, holidays, and heritage. My sister was […]

Norwegian Heritage

Travel is fun. Seeing new places, eating new foods, finding new friends, discovering a world outside your own. This summer I went to Norway. My mom is 100% Norwegian, though she’s never been to the country of her family. It was always a dream to visit the motherland. My sister and I decided to make […]

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