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How Do Modern Pressures Impact the Amish?

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

 

How Do Modern Pressures Impact the Amish?

 

 

The Amish have a different way of life. As part of maintaining their lifestyle, the Amish renounce much of what most people would call “modern society.” But there is no doubt that Amish people face modern pressures. How do they respond to them?

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Are There Amish Settlements Outside the United States?

Sunday, July 17th, 2016

 

Are There Amish Settlements Outside the United States?

 

The history of the Amish in North America is a multifaceted and complex one. The Amish have been in the New World for hundreds of years, and 2016 marks a special occasion. A recent change stands to add a new page to the history of the Amish community. Developments in Bolivia and Argentina have led to new circumstances that stand to change Amish history forever.

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The Top 5 Ways to Cook with Wood

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

 

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It is a safe to state that mankind takes wood for granted. A recent study of trees found that there are at least 4 trillion trees on the planet. This 4 trillion number greatly exceeded the estimate. Of course, this doesn’t mean that we now don’t have to worry about the planet, our natural resources or taking care of trees, instead it underscores just how vital trees are to the world as a whole.

 

Trees benefit mankind in an almost endless number of ways. Trees provide us with everything from shelter to energy, paper and more. We can even use wood to cook just as we our ancestors have been doing for hundreds of thousands of years. Let’s take a closer look at the five of the best ways to cook with wood.

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How to Appreciate the Beauty of Amish Quilts

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

 

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Amish quilts are known around the world for their intense beauty. Amish quilts are carefully designed by masters. The end results are functional works of art that are often displayed by their owners with great pride. A key reason that Amish quilts are so valued is that these quilts not only take tremendous skill to produce but are also beautiful and classic works of art that are sure to stand the test of time. For this reason, many see the purchasing of Amish quilts to be nothing less than an investment.

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8 Great Books About the Amish

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Screen Shot 2016-02-03 at 7.35.31 PMThose wanting to know more about the Amish are in luck. Many authors have tackled the topic of the Amish and have looked at Amish life from a variety of perspectives. In this article, we will take a look at some of the best books on the market. There are books that deal with Amish history as well as what it is like to be Amish and live in an Amish world.

 

Whether you want to learn more about Amish history, get a feel for what it is like to be Amish or both, this is the Amish book guide for you.

 

 

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What are Old Order Amish?

Monday, January 18th, 2016

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You may have heard the term “Old Order Amish,” but had not known what it is. In this article, we are going to explore Old Order Amish in greater detail. You’ll find that this is an interesting topic not just for those interested in the Amish way of life, but also for those with an appreciation of history.

 

The Amish people are complex people with a diverse history and unique belief system and tradition that continues to this day. The notion that there is “one kind of Amish” is a wrong notion. The complexities of the Amish community are well represented by the Old Order Amish.

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A Trending New Habit: “Amish Hour”

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

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Most of us are surrounded by technology at every turn. In fact, many studies have shown that some people literally don’t know what to do without their smartphones. It is as though our smartphones have become an extension of our brains. The benefits of technology are obvious, but too much of anything can be a problem.

 

Technology is interfering with many of our lives. It has crept in, and now most of us feel as though we couldn’t live without it. No one should ever feel that way. Let’s take a look at an idea that is really catching on, Amish hour.

 

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How Can Amish Food Change Your Dinner Table?

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

How Can Amish Food Change Your Dinner Table?

 

The Amish have some pretty amazing food. Just ask anyone who visits Amish Country about the food, and you’ll hear a great deal about the consistently incredibly quality. One of the key reasons that Amish food is able to set itself apart is the Amish fixation on high quality and craftsmanship.

 

The Amish are famous for their attention to detail. People have long known, for example, that the Amish build some of the most durable and beautiful furniture on the planet. What many don’t realize is that this same work ethic and dedication to quality is also alive and well in Amish food.

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Overview of Reality TV Shows Featuring the Amish

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

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At one time the Amish were not widely discussed or portrayed on television or in the media. However, the invention of reality television changed all of that. As reality television producers sought out more and more original content and looked for ways to stand out from an increasingly packed field of competitors a few savvy reality television producers turned their attention to Amish country and the Amish. The end results have been mixed to say the least.

 

For years, the Amish were not addressed on reality television. Let’s face it, everything that reality television touches is, at its very best, a mixed bag.

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How to Improve Your Life By Thinking Like the Amish

Monday, December 29th, 2014

 How to Improve Your Life By Thinking Like the Amish

 

The Amish have a very different lifestyle from the average Westerner. People visit Amish County and instantly notice that people are living lives that are very different from most people and are quite happy as well. So what is it that we can learn from these individuals and their approach to life? Could it be that by studying the Amish and their unique characteristics that it is possible to improve our fast paced 21st century lives? It would certainly seem so.

 

 

The Amish Approach to Stress

 

The Amish work hard. You’ll notice that they work and work hard, but they also know when relax. The Amish might work hard, but they are not “always on,” which has become such a typical facet of modern life.

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