Recipe: Fresh Peach Muffins

Yesterday our Facebook fans were asked to vote for the recipe they’d prefer out of three options. With some delicious fruit currently in season, the theme for this month’s recipe choices was fruit-filled sweets: Fresh Peach Muffins Jam-filled Butter Cookies Plum Crisp And … Continue reading

Amish Culture: View on Music (Article by Kelly Irvin)

Amish & Musical Instruments By Kelly Irvin Writing A Plain Love Song caused me to pause and think perhaps more than any of the previous Amish romances I’ve written when it comes to trying to understand the Amish culture and … Continue reading

Featured Fiction: A Plain Love Song

 A Plain Love Song by Kelly Irvin (July 2014) Book 3 in the “New Hope Amish” series (Book 1: Love Still Stands; Book 2: Love Redeemed) About the Book: Kelly Irvin, author of the Bliss Creek Amish series, brings the … Continue reading

Monthly Gathering – August 2014

Gathering has a few different meanings, including “an assemblage of people” and “a collection, assemblage, or compilation of anything.” (Definitions taken from I think the term fits well with our community theme, in addition to giving us a way … Continue reading

Joining the Amish Reader Community

Community is the cornerstone of Amish life. This is based on biblical precedent such as that in Acts 2:44: “All the believers were together and had everything in common” (NIV). —Plain Answers about the Amish Life by Mindy Starns Clark … Continue reading

Anna’s Healing

A few months ago I told you that I would be visiting the Amish community in Chouteau, Oklahoma. This is the scene for my upcoming book, Anna’s Healing. Today I thought I’d share some of those photos.     One … Continue reading