By Jerry S. Eicher, Nathan Miller
Such a lot folks desire a easier existence, and there’s no larger instance of the straightforward existence than stumbled on one of the Amish. yet what's it rather wish to be Amish?
In this pleasant compilation of reports through greater than 30 Amish women and men, you’ll get the interior tale at the way of life of Amish households. With humor, grace, and beauty, those “plain” humans inform their tales; bringing tears, laughter, and an occasional dose of Amish knowledge in your center. You’ll learn…
• how the Amish love their animals
• the fun of a community-wide barn-raising
• the methods the Amish deal with nice tragedy
• how the Amish locate happiness in giving greater than receiving
This unforgettable ebook is compiled by way of males who recognize the Amish. writer Jerry S. Eicher was once raised as an Amish boy and Nathan Miller is a member of the outdated Order Amish.
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Imagine being in her shoes. Plantation slave quarters were all Araminta had ever known, and while it was not the life she would have chosen, it was familiar. Imagine the courage it must have taken for her to not despair when it seemed she would never see her family again. She was taken to a little cabin owned by the Cook family. They made a small living because Mr. Cook was a trapper and Mrs. Cook was a weaver. Araminta (or Minty, as she was called) worked as their slave doing work around the house.
By age 13, she was almost as strong as a grown man! Then one day, while everyone was picking corn, a slave made a break for it. The overseer chased after him, with Minty in hot pursuit. The overseer chased the slave into a barn and backed the man into a corner. The overseer told Minty to tie the man up, but she just stood still. When the slave dashed toward the door, the overseer heaved a brick at him. But instead it hit Minty in the head. News of Minty’s bold refusal to help capture the escaped slave spread until she was given her adult name: Harriet.
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