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I Admire The Amish

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    I Love Their Devotion To The Lord

    I have always admired the Amish.  I sometimes feel like I wanted or at least wish I could be that disiplined but I'm not.  I think living that simple life is really cool.  Just think how much we'd save on our utility bills to not have all of these electrical...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 7 Responses May 22, 2010

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    Forgiveness

    Having a graduate degree, I obviously don't agree with the Amish view on education. But, I do admire their view on forgiveness. The Nickle Mines tragedy reminded me that forgiveness for anything is possible...if you want it. To free yourself from the bondage of hate, anger, and...
    notthis78 notthis78 36-40, F Oct 17, 2013

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    I love their pure way of living but I don't think I could live without my modern way of living.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2010

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    Amish Simplicity

    Since my best friend is Amish.....I've come to learn a lot about them and their ways.  Their lifestyle is so simple and pure.  The don't care about material things and see the best in others.  They work hard, love each other dearly, and aren't concerned about...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses May 2, 2010

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    The Simple People

    It is good to see them keeping family at the heart of their homes and their community. The quite ways working for works own reward.I greatly admire the simple ways and the ideas they put into practice.
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2013

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