More thoughts from an Army wife

I’ve been thinking about war a lot lately, which might seem odd for someone who writes about the Amish, who practice nonresistance*. Let me explain. One of the reasons is that April 25th was the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, and May 8th was the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II […]

We Remember

Like the Amish, the Mennonite people have historically been conscientious objectors to war, convicted that it is incompatible with the Christian life. After all, Jesus told his followers to love their enemies and to turn the other cheek when violence was done to them. Mennonites don’t oppose serving in peaceful ways such as the medical […]

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