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Owning an insurance policy for any reason is out of the question for an Amish family. They depend on their church and community to stand with them in difficult circumstances. As mentioned in another article if their house or barn burns the community responds by helping them to rebuild. In many cases if the family is unable to absorb the losses, the deacon will visit the families of the district to solicit funds for the family to help them get back on their feet. The receiving family knows that they will have an opportunity to repay when tragedy strikes someone ...
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"How do the Amish live?"

Read our comprehensive guide to why the Amish live the way they do. We offer a list of informative articles to help you understand their culture, and way of life.





We still smile when we recall the question from a lady who called to make reservations.  It was in early May and she was making plans to come sometime later that year.

 "Can you tell me what week you think will have the best weather between now and October?" she innocently asked.

The question caught me totally by surprise.  Finally I replied, "Well, in Ohio there is a saying; "if you don't like the weather, wait an hour as a change will likely be coming"."

While it may not be that unpredictable, there are seasons in ...
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Beth Newcomb

    If your furniture isn’t from Weaver Fine Furniture of Sugarcreek, it’s, well, just furniture. That’s because Weaver furniture is backed by a 110 percent low price guarantee on all purchases. If you purchase an item from the sales floor and within the first 30 days find the same item someplace else for less, general manager Roy Weaver will refund the difference plus give you an additional 10 percent.
    Weaver furniture comes with a satisfaction guarantee. You also get five-star, 100-mile free delivery, three years of in-home service and a lifetime warranty on all Weavercraft Furniture.
    Try ...
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