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Amish believe large families are a blessing from God. Amish rules allow marrying only between members of the Amish Church. The elderly do not go to a retirement facility; they remain at home.
As time has passed, the Amish have felt pressures from the modern world; their traditional rural way of life is becoming more different from the modern society. Isolated groups of Amish populations may have genetic disorders or other problems of closed communities. Amish make decisions about health, education, relationships based on their Biblical interpretation. Amish life has influenced some things in popular culture.
Having children, raising them, and socialization with neighbors and relatives are the greatest functions of the Amish family. Amish believe large families are a blessing from God. The main purposes of “family” can be illustrated within the Amish culture in a variety of ways. The family has authority over the individual throughout life. Loyalties to parents, grandparents, and other relatives may change over time but they will never cease. A church district is measured by the number of families (households), rather than by the number of baptized persons. Families take turns hosting the biweekly preaching service. Parents stress their responsibilities and obligations for the correct nurture of their children. They consider themselves accountable to the Lord for the spiritual welfare of their children.
Their belief is that God has a personal and abiding interest in their lives
Faith-based Amish traditions include wearing plain clothing, living in a simple manner and helping a neighbor in need. Church buildings with pews are traded for services in community homes, choirs for solemn hymns without music and professional pastors for community leaders.
Awkwardness gives me great comfort. I’ve never been cool, but I’ve felt cool. I’ve been in the cool place, but I wasn’t really cool – I was trying to pass for hip or cool. Fashion never stops. There is always the new project, the new opportunity. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked.
“I try as much as possible to give you a great basic product and what comes out, I feel, is really amazing.”
Springtime sets the foundation for the rest of the farming season in Lancaster County. As the winter ends and the ground begins to soften, the Amish are busy preparing their fields for planting. Make a trip to Lancaster during this time and you’ll witness our local farmers hard at work. Our visitors often discover teams of mules plowing fields or families hand planting tobacco plants. These are sights you don’t want to miss!