Though she had no indoor plumbing, no electricity, and no modern conveniences, her young life was full of joy. From getting snowed in by 10 feet of snow to carrying icy buckets of water inside just to make coffee or wash dishes, Eirene remains steadfast in providing the best care she can for her son. As she has four more children, her world revolves around them, and they bring her more joy than she could have ever imagined.
Leaving My Amish World: My True Story #ad - Though she loves being a mother, no phone, Eirene knows there has to be more to life than just being a housewife confined to her home with no money, and she loves her family, and no transportation. Horseback riding, reading, working with her father, and singing while making noodles and quilts with her sisters filled her days as she grew up.
This woman’s story touched my heart, and when she was hurt in the story, it was written so beautifully that I could feel her pain. But is she willing to leave her family, her community, and everything she's ever known behind? Eirene prays that her story will be in encouragement to a struggling young mother out there wondering if life will ever change or get better.
Please follow eirene on Amazon to be notified of her new releases in the future. This book was so enthralling, I stayed up late into the night to find out what would happen next.
TimepieceBethany House Publishers #ad - As the only daughter, sylvia miller of the tinderbox has always held a special place in her Old Order family, one Adeline Pelham jeopardizes when she shows up at the Millers' Hickory Hollow farm. Not only is sylvia trying to rebuild her trust in her father, but she's uncertain what to make of her once-promising engagement to Titus Kauffman, who hasn't pursued her since she confronted him.
Adeline wishes she could help Sylvia, but she's not sure that either she or Sylvia is ready for that level of closeness in their relationship. Can god make something good come out of the mistakes of the past? Or does Adeline's arrival mark one too many surprises for the Millers and their Amish community?
Timepiece #ad - It isn't that adeline means to be a threat, but her very existence is a reminder of the painful secret that has so recently upended the Miller household. And with sylvia and her mother still struggling to come to terms with that news, this is a challenging time to welcome an Englisher--especially this Englisher--into their midst.
Despite the millers' unexpected hospitality, Adeline is well aware that she's treading on Sylvia's turf, and she feels guilty about doing so when Sylvia is grappling with issues of her own.
The Brides of the Big Valley: 3 Romances from a Unique Pennsylvania Amish CommunityShiloh Run Press #ad - 3 short stories of love in a unique amish community--now a #1 publishers weekly bestseller! In an area of Pennsylvania called The Big Valley, black, a uniquely blended Amish community thrives in which 3 distinct groups of Amish identify themselves by the colors of their buggy’s top—white, or yellow.
The Brides of the Big Valley: 3 Romances from a Unique Pennsylvania Amish Community #ad - Rose mary is at a point in life where she must choose the path of her faith and the right man to walk with her on it. . Leila is burdened with family responsibilities and wonders when she will ever start a family of her own. Join new york times Bestselling Author Wanda E. Brunstetter, her daughter-in-law, and granddaughter in experiencing the stories of three young women who search for faith and love within this special place.
Deanna is a widow who sees her second chance of love slipping away.
Listening to Love An Amish Journey NovelZondervan #ad - Natalie and Lucas have become best friends despite their different backgrounds. Listening to love has everything I love in a Beth Wiseman novel—a strong faith message, a touching romance, and a beautiful sense of place. Lucas would never leave the Amish faith, and Natalie is Englisch and pursuing a degree in veterinary medicine.
But when a terrifying accident happens, Natalie and Lucas are forced to confront their true feelings and decide if they can stay true to themselves and each other. This sweet amish story is the second in the Amish Journeys series by bestselling author Beth Wiseman. I always find beth Wiseman's books to be both tenderly romantic and thought provoking.
Listening to Love An Amish Journey Novel #ad - Beth is such an incredibly gifted storyteller. Shelley shepard gray "Listening to Love is vintage Beth Wiseman. Clear your calendar because you're going to want to read this one in a single sitting. Vannetta chapman, author of shipshewana amish mystery series part of the amish Journey series: Book One: Hearts in Harmony, Book Two: Listening to Love, Book Three: A Beautiful ArrangementBook length: approximately 85, 000 wordsIncludes discussion questions for book clubs .
They share a love of books, and he is teaching her about God in a way that she can understand. But the closer they become, the more opinions everyone seems to have.
Amish Front Porch Stories: 18 Short Tales of Simple Faith and WisdomShiloh Run Press #ad - Meet anna, who struggles to show love to a cantankerous neighbor; Laura, who endures infertility; Nora, whose pride threatens to consume her life; and other women who walk in their faith each day. These fictional short stories include journeys we can all relate to as we seek how to live led by love, patience, peace, joy, and other Fruits of the Spirit.
Amish Front Porch Stories: 18 Short Tales of Simple Faith and Wisdom #ad - Brunstetter, and granddaughter, her daughter-in-law, as they share 18 heartwarming stories from Amish Country. Come and sit awhile as you enjoy 18 fictional short stories of love, joy, and the peace found in Amish country. Join new york Times bestselling author Wanda E. Amish country is known for an atmosphere of peace and quiet, perfect for front-porch sitting with a good book.
The Loyal One 2 Walnut Creek Series, TheGallery Books #ad - But while they may not always get along, she needs someone to trust with her secrets, and Harley is nothing if not trustworthy and loyal. Both soon discover that clearing the debris in one old house also means they have to do some clean-up in their lives, forcing them to reevaluate their past and their future.
. Katie has always reminded harley of a bright hummingbird—she is small and flighty, moves a mile a minute, and she possesses a very sharp beak. When katie steury hires her old friend Harley Lambright to remodel her rundown old house into a charming bed and breakfast, she does so with trepidation. Now all they have to do is open their hearts—and hope and pray that their new bond will also stand the test of time.
This somewhat painful process reveals that Katie isn’t the only one with secrets. The new york times bestselling author of the Walnut Creek series crafts a moving and evocative novel of secrets, friendship, and second chances—perfect for fans of Kathleen Fuller and Beth Wiseman. He’s hesitant to accept the job because of his history with Katie.
The Loyal One 2 Walnut Creek Series, The #ad - Though they are longtime friends, they’ve always had a rocky relationship, thanks to her being partly responsible for his most recent breakup. As the house gets a second chance, too, so, does their relationship. But when he realizes that katie’s been hiding her mother’s hoarding, he agrees to help her because it’s clear she needs someone on her side.
The Healing Jar The Prayer JarsShiloh Run Press #ad - What if you have waited to find love only to be rejected when it finally comes? Lenore Lapp is an Amish schoolteacher in her late twenties still living at home with her parents and grandparents. Will lenore find healing for her broken heart and solve long-buried family secrets by reading the note contained inside?
The Healing Jar The Prayer Jars #ad - She quickly falls in love with them both and accepts Jesse’s proposal of marriage, but Jesse breaks off their engagement when he realizes he can’t marry only for convenience. While working in her grandmother’s garden, she digs up an old jar. Resigned to living single, Lenore throws herself into caring for her elders.
She thought love had passed her by until she meets Jesse Smucker, a widower with a baby daughter.
The Amish Widow's Rescue Love and PromisesForever #ad - While the handsome farmer is kind and generous, he seems intent on holding Grace and her little ones at a distance. Elijah beiler has always admired his neighbor Grace. So standing by while she struggles to support her family isn't an option. Especially now that they've taken to idolizing their neighbor Elijah.
But can elijah overcome past hurts and open his heart to this ready-made family?"A beautiful story of forgiveness and second chances. Shelley shepard gray, new york times bestselling author, on the Amish Teacher's Gift The Love & Promises series:The Amish Teacher's GiftThe Amish Midwife's SecretThe Amish Widow's Rescue.
The Amish Widow's Rescue Love and Promises #ad - Thankfully, her jam business is popular in her Amish community. Offering to take over her farm duties, Elijah is determined to help while remaining detached. But it's difficult keeping up with her work, her farm chores, and her two mischievous children. The perfect family awaits. If only he'll risk his heart.
Pregnant and recently widowed, Grace Fisher is determined to provide for her family on her own. He knows all too well that love only leads to heartbreak.
The Protective One 3 Walnut Creek Series, TheGallery Books #ad - From a “skilled storyteller who reminds the reader that faith can help us survive the ups and downs in life” RT Book Reviews, Shelley Shepard Gray weaves a moving and unforgettable exploration of love and friendship. Desperate for a change, she breaks things off—wondering if, perhaps, she’s the one who’s missing a spark.
With the aid of will and several other friends, Elizabeth Anne begins a journey that is more difficult and rewarding than she could have ever imagined. One that ultimately enables her to find everything she’s been searching for. The tragic and untimely death of an old friend has made Elizabeth Anne rethink not only her priorities but her courtship with David, her longtime neighbor and suitor.
The Protective One 3 Walnut Creek Series, The #ad - . Turns to her friends for support. In this latest installment in the walnut creek series that “both delights and surprises” Leslie Gould, courage, Shelley Shepard Gray pens a powerful and poignant tale of friendship, bestselling author, and love. Though he’s mennonite like herself and has her parents’ approval, she feels that a spark is missing.
But E. A. S world takes a sudden turn when she realizes that she’s not the only one struggling—Marta, one of her sewing students, is in desperate need of protection.
Two Steps Forward The Deacon's FamilyRevell #ad - . His smile has no effect on the violet-eyed beauty he met at the Bent N' Dent, the one with that stunning horse. She's offered him a job, but nothing else. The last thing sylvie schrock king needs around Rising Star Farm is a grown boy working for her, especially her neighbor Edith's son. Back and broke in stoney ridge, jimmy Fisher has coasted as long as he could through life on charm, good looks, and deep-set dimples.
Two Steps Forward The Deacon's Family #ad - While jimmy's lazy smile and teasing ways steal Sylvie's heart, Edith is working on a way to claim her land. The woman holds a serious grudge against Sylvie and her son, and hiring Jimmy Fisher will only fan the flames of Edith's rancor. Just who is the fox? writing with both wit and warmth, Fisher delivers a supremely satisfying conclusion to the popular Deacon's Family series.
Has sylvie made another terrible mistake? Or is it too late to outfox the fox? More importantly. But sylvie is desperate for help on the farm, and Jimmy understands horses like no one else. They always worked just fine for him--until they didn't.
Stitches in Time The Deacon's FamilyRevell #ad - Suzanne woods fisher invites you back to the little Amish church of Stoney Ridge for a touching story of the power of love. Until he met Mollie Graber. New to stoney ridge, schoolteacher Mollie has come to town for a fresh start. What the 11-year-old twins bring to her home is anything but. Reluctantly and skeptically, Sam Schrock gets drawn into Mollie's chaotic life.
And then the most humiliating moment of all: the girls accuse Mollie of drug addiction. There's only one thing that breaks through the girls' hard shell--an interest in horses. What he didn't expect was for love to knit together the dropped stitches in his own heart. Detachment had worked well as a life strategy for horse trainer Sam Schrock.
Stitches in Time The Deacon's Family #ad - When luke schrock, new to his role as deacon, asks the church to take in foster girls from a group home, she's the first to raise her hand. Phone calls from the school truancy officer. Aware of how fleeting and fragile life is, she wants to live it boldly and bravely. Just in time. The power of love, she believes, can pick up the dropped stitches in a child's heart and knit them back together.
Mollie envisions sleepovers and pillow fights.