February 11, 2011

Living like the Amish

Adapted from the introduction to the 2006 Holmes County, Ohio County calendar

Many of you would like to live more like the Amish — so 
  • if you admire their faith — strengthen yours. 
  • If you admire their family life — spend more time with your family. 
  • If you admire their sense of commitment — deepen yours. 
  • If you admire their sense of community spirit — build one. 
  • If you admire their quality merchandise — make quality. 
  • If you admire their humility — be humble. 
  • If you admire their unselfishness — put others first. 
  • If you admire their honesty — be honest. 
  • If you admire their willingness to help those in need — help the needy. 
  • If you admire their land stewardship — take care of yours. 
  • If you admire their deep character and enduring values — live them.”