Wednesday’s Wonderings: The Problem with Mirrors

Suzanne Amish, Amish Wisdom, Faith, Family, hospitality, house update, Kitchen remodel, Simple Living, That's Life, Uncategorized, wisdom

Over the last eight months, we’ve been renovating the bathrooms in our house. If you’ve ever done any remodels, you know it’s not a one-person job—lots of coordination is required to keep progress moving forward. Contractor, plumber, electrician, tile guy, counter guy, mirror guy … and of course, the inspectors. The last bathroom was the master bath, and we had …

Friday Caption Photo Contest: Waiting for your Wit

Suzanne Amish, Amish Proverbs, Amish Wisdom, Children's Books, Family, Fun, Penn Dutch, Revell Books, Uncategorized

Winner of last week’s photo caption contest was Verna Vagle, with her, “Your books are very mooooooving.” Verna, email me with your mailing address and I’ll send you a signed book. And to everyone else…I love reading your comments! They make me laugh out loud. Oh, the things you all think up! Here’s this week’s photo…just waiting for your caption.

Friday Photo Caption Contest

Suzanne Amish, Amish Proverbs, Amish Wisdom, Faith, Family, Revell Books, Simple Living

Winner of last week’s photo caption contest was Eric: “Tea and leeches, anyone?” Eric, email me with your mailing address and I’ll send you a signed book. And to everyone else…you did great! So clever. Hard to pick a winner! Here’s this week’s photo–it’s taken inside an Amish schoolhouse. I had spent the morning observing a teacher and her class. …

Election Night

Suzanne Amish, Amish Proverbs, Amish Wisdom, Faith, Family, Non Fiction, Revell Books, Writing

This essay is from Amish Peace: Simple Wisdom for a Complicated World. It was one of those conversations that has stayed close to my heart–a before and after moment. Just as relevant this week as it was eight years ago! Election Night 2008 You cannot change life—because God on high, controls this world with an all-seeing eye. He makes the …

From the Mail Bag: Luggage from the Charming Nancy

Suzanne Amish, Amish Proverbs, Amish Wisdom, Family, Penn Dutch, Revell Books, Uncategorized

If you read Anna’s Crossing, you know the story of the first Amish who came to America in 1737, on a leaky, creaky merchant ship named the Charming Nancy. This week, I received an e-mail from a gentleman whose ancestor, George Arnsparger, was ON the Charming Nancy in 1737! He was Penn Dutch, though not Amish, and came from the …

Amish Wisdom Harvest Bounty Giveaway!

Suzanne Amish, Amish Proverbs, Amish Wisdom, Books, Faith, Family, Fiction, Fun, Revell Books, Uncategorized

Happiness is not perfect until it is shared. Fall is officially here, and Suzanne Woods Fisher and the Amish Wisdom contributors want to celebrate the changing of seasons with a special Harvest Bounty giveaway! Enter the giveaway widget below for the chance to win to a set of 14 books, plus autumn-inspired goodies handpicked by some of the contributors. See …