There are those who farm for food, others for money, some because it's what they have always done... and then there are the Stollers. This family in ...
As a forgiving people, the Amish of Nickel Mines desired not to create objects or monuments that recall the violence of that day. Nor did they want to be viewed as victims.
The battles we must fight are not with our enemies but with ourselves. No matter how much we hurt, or how much harm has come to our community, we can never find healing in bringing more hurt into the world.
Broad Street has the usual attractions of a good farmers market. But it also enables a level of mingling that is rare for Central Pennsylvania, and the nation at large.
The frantic drive to demonize the healthcare law is rapidly losing steam so the Right is seizing on a well-worn tactic: to declare it an attack on freedom of religion.
This is the first in a trilogy of books based on the stories of Cramer's Amish heritage. As this story begins, the local government is trying to force Caleb to send his children to the public schools.
Anabaptism's values of peace, justice and nonviolence are increasingly relevant in our world. I humbly acknowledge this and say, spread the Word!
Well, it's all there. Pandas: check. Pandas everywhere: check. More pandas: check. Pop and art historical references: check.
An on-going theme of my On the Road posts is to share the wonder and beauty of our countryside -- with a culinary focus. I am struck by how we travel ...
Some might dismiss Amish Grace as mawkish soap opera but they would be missing the point of the film. The way the Amish put their beliefs into action is an amazing story.
The world's first Amish phone sex chat line has become so popular that it is attracting one thousand new Amish callers daily!
Buggy Boy: Lancaster's own little Amish 5-year-old Jebediah Junior's romp with a cart full of freshly packed pickled preserves ending in a bone-rattling crash into Elder Silas's windmill.
The Strawberry Rite of Passage, now transcribed for future generations, is more than just making great tasting jam, it's the experience of doing it for oneself and knowing where your food comes from, supporting local farmers and recapturing one of the lost home arts.
I had always thought of the Amish as being a people who weren't troubled with the cares of the outside world, especially those that were living as sustainability as this family clearly was.
Like the shape of the bumps on your head, the shape of your mustache indicates innate personal characteristics. If it follows a bell-shaped pattern, you are, and always will be, a grandpa at heart.