Amish Wisdom Recap: Hannah’s Choice, Lighting in Amish Homes & Brunswick Stew

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If you haven’t had a chance to take a stroll around Amish Wisdom lately, here is a recap of what went on this week:


On Monday’s Book Nook, we met the characters of Hannah’s Choice by Jan Drexler.


How did Amish quilting begin? Find out on this week’s Ask the Amish.


Erik Wesner shared three main sources of lighting used in Amish homes in Beyond the Bonnets


Fight off the winter blues with Melodie Davis’ recipe for Brunswick Stew. Get the recipe on Cook’s Corner!

Make sure to stop by Amish Wisdom today and answer the trivia question for the chance to win a copy of Amish Values for Your Family.

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About Suzanne

Suzanne Woods Fisher writes bestselling, award winning fiction and non-fiction books about the Old Order Amish for Revell Books. Her interest in the Plain People began with her Old Order German Baptist grandfather, raised in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Suzanne's app, Amish Wisdom, delivers a daily Amish proverb to your phone or iPad. She writes a bi-monthly column for Christian Post and Cooking & Such magazine. She lives with her family in California and raises puppies for Guide Dogs for the Blind. To Suzanne's way of thinking, you can't take life too seriously when a puppy is running through your house with someone's underwear in its mouth.


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