Plain Wisdom: An Invitation Into an Amish Home and the Hearts of Two Women
Two friends from different worlds—one Old Order Amish, oneEnglischer—share the truths that bring them together.
Best-selling novelist Cindy Woodsmall might seem to have little in common with Miriam Flaud, a woman immersed in the culture of Old Order Amish. But with nine children and almost 60 years of marriage between them, Cindy and Miriam both have found the secrets to facing life with strength and grace. Whether enduring financial setbacks, celebrating new babies and times of prosperity, grieving the crushing losses in the deaths of family and friends, or facing disappointments with their respective communities—through it all they find guidance for each day by looking to God.
With poignant recollections, unexpected insights, and humorous tales, the two women welcome you into their unique friendship. You’ll also gain a rare glimpse into the traditions and ways of the Amish as Miriam recalls special occasions and shares family recipes throughout the book.
Plain Wisdomis a heartwarming celebration of God, womanhood, and the search for beauty that unites us all. So grab your cup and your quilt and settle in for a soul-comforting read withPlain Wisdom.
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Review: Plain Wisdom: An Invitation into an Amish Home and the Hearts of Two WomenUser Review - Danielle - Goodreads
Yawn. After reading this book, I realize that the authors would probably remind me (in a very kind and non-assertive way) that such a review of their book is not very charitable of me. This is true ... Read full review
Review: Plain Wisdom: An Invitation into an Amish Home and the Hearts of Two WomenUser Review - Sandy - Goodreads
Cindy Woodsmall, an Amish fiction writer, and Miriam Flaud, a member of the Old Order Amish, collaborated on this book about their friendship and their cultures. It's an interesting read, but not ... Read full review
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