A Vow for Always: The Discovery: A Lancaster County Saga,

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It’s a classic theme of science fiction: something really, really bad happens, and mankind is knocked back to the Stone Age. Even Old Order homes now have sinks in the kitchen and indoor toilets. Think about the George Zimmerman trial, for example. The trilogy of Karen Harper, Dark Road Home, Dark Harvest, and Dark Angel, discuss how the Amish people forgive their tormentors and those who have done wrong to them.
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The Kissing Bridge (Seven Brides for Seven Bachelors)

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A new study, produced in 2008, suggests their numbers have increased to 227,000. [1] Amish church membership begins with baptism, usually between the ages of 16 and 25. Also permitted in most Amish communities are: natural gas or propane fridges and stoves, kerosene lamps, telephones in shops, diesel-powered machinery; generators for welders; gasoline-engines on farm machinery (source: http://www.uwec.edu/Geography/Ivogeler/w188/utopian/amish1.htm ). I liked the way the author kept the mystery hidden until the end of the story.
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Rebekah's Quilt

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Ahmed Banya is completing his doctoral studies in agricultural economics, sociology, and education at Pennsylvania State University. The matter was discussed and the meeting adjourned. Then Kelly Irvin will pop in and talk about the first book in her new series, Love Still Stands. When children go to school they learn English. There's some stuff that's sort of a shame there. New books, cover reveals, coupon codes, giveaways, first-look excerpts and much more. In order to turn this around, the people develop a baseball program and spirits are raised somewhat.
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Hidden (Sisters of the Heart, Book 1)

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But as private property in land increasingly replaced (feudal) usufruct rights, these traditional settlement patterns were disrupted. Tongue Screws and Testimonies: Poems, Stories, and Essays Inspired by the Martyr’s Mirror, edited by Kirsten Eve Beachy (2010), reveals the influence of this seminal Mennonite martyrology on contemporary writers. Without doing the proper research, I would presume that it was the 3rd week of the show, and the first hour or two were re runs, and the third was a new episode.
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Katie's Journey to Love (Emma Raber's Daughter)

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The most important factor to the Amish life is submission to the will of God. Soon, Michael's time in Pinecraft will be over and he'll be back on the road. Do not send personal checks, money orders, or cash. How much influence do books have on our lives? Submitted by robinnoonan on Fri, 2014-12-05 8:30 AM Guest post by Janneken Smucker Since the publication of Amish Quilts: Crafting an American Icon last fall, we’ve experienced a flurry of important exhibits and books about quilts.
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Daybreak: The Days of Redemption Series, Book One

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I taught languages for years and never used it once. Just as importantly, it exists to develop a kinship among readers and listeners, and to maintain Aboriginese traditions and language. LeeAnn Miller is a popular TV host, runs the Miller Haus B&B in Ohio, and is a field editor for "Taste of Home" magazine. So why did I set out to write a YA novel – one that is considerably lighter than the subject matter I usually cover? In mainstream fiction they acquire multicultural, women�s, commercial, thriller and historical fiction; as well as Chick Lit and Mommy Lit.
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Spring's Renewal (Seasons of Sugarcreek, Book 2)(Library

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Sports and recreation are shared by all members of the family. Voting, however, is viewed as a personal matter. We cooperate as a sign of our unity in Christ and in ways that extend the reign of God’s Kingdom on earth. The blocks below are from the old synagogue that no longer exists. Miller, all of Gibbs, and Mahlon and Lovina Miller of Wilton all attended at the Levi T. They'll make you a prized exhibit of their culture zoo. Two weekly newspapers, The Budget and Die Botschaft, serve as important conduits for the presentation of those images in Amish communities across North America.
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A Man of His Word (A Hearts of Middlefield Book 1)

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In some cases, scribes who have encounters with members from other sects will write about the differences and their reactions, as did one scribe from Kansas: We’ve been hosting a 14 year old Mennonite girl from Newton last week and this week. Since they don't do PR, their only press comes from a) people who aren't Amish and don't tend to be all that well informed and b) bitter ex-Amish. The elderly do not go to a retirement facility; they remain at home.
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Two Mothers, Twin Daughters

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Schmidt, Kimberly D., Diane Zimmerman Umble, and Steven D. In June, the Simple Gifts series takes you back to Willow Ridge, Missouri with Nora Hooley and her Simple Gifts shop. Prior to the wedding, the groom takes a letter signed by church elders to the bride's deacon testifying to the groom's good standing in his home district. Values are very obviously present in inspirational (religious) romances and there can be an escapist aspect to them too: When the hustle and bustle of life in the twenty-first century starts to overwhelm them, many readers nowadays are finding escape in novels that deal with a simpler life.
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Deadly Echoes (Finding Sanctuary Book #2)

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Every cloud has a silver lining. [Truman, OK]: Laura Schrock; [South Hill, VA]: Dogwood Graphics, 2015. The first thing I would mention, for those of you not familiar with Amish rules, is the car. New York: North Point Press, 2006. 286 pp. While some may look at these customs as restrictive, there are many wonderful qualities of the Amish and Mennonite lifestyles, and that's why so many of the followers lead happy, fulfilled lives.
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