What I’ve Learned About Family from Researching the Amish

I’ve written numerous novels about the Amish. I first became interested after meeting a couple in Montana. My daughter introduce me to them! They grew up Amish and lost two daughters in a horse-and-buggy and semi accident. As I learned more about their lives, I found great stories for novels. And as I learned more […]

Why are You Drawn to the Amish Lifestyle?

Every year, young Amish men descend on the cozy little town of West Kootenai, Montana, arriving in the spring to live there for six months and receive ‘resident’ status for the hunting season in the fall. They arrive as bachelors, but go home with brides! In The Promise Box, the second book of the Seven […]

A Christmas Gift for Rose | Win a KINDLE HDX for You AND a Friend!

Tricia Goyer is celebrating the release of her first Christmas novella, A Christmas Gift for Rose, with a Christmas Gift giveaway!  Enter to win a NEW Kindle Fire HDX for you AND one for a friend! One grand prize winner will receive: A brand new Kindle Fire HDX and one to give away to a friend! A Christmas Gift for […]

Simple and Slow Living

I made a decision this week to drop out of my weekly BSF (Bible Study Fellowship) Bible Study class. It wasn’t an easy decision because I love the teaching, the lessons, and the ladies. The truth is that we added two children to our home, ages two and five, and going to Bible study was […]

5 {Not Quite Amish} Ways to Balance Life

Have you ever wished you were Amish? You could spend time baking with your daughters, going to a quilting circle, or spending a Saturday afternoon on a picnic with your husband. There have been times in my life when cooking anything beyond frozen chicken strips seemed impossible, but instead of abandoning our modern way of […]

Simple Christmas

Instead of a to-do list this Christmas, I’ve created a not-to-do list. These are things I usually  do, but I’m not doing this year. 1. Not-to-Do: Bake. No, I won’t be doing a ton of holiday baking. I’m going to make two things: gingerbread cookies and sugar cookies with little Alyssa. 2.Not-to-Do: Buy an excess […]

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