Many want to know what
Amish life is like? The
life of being Amish may at
first be perceived as strict
and harsh, but truly the
Amish are a tight-knit,
and loving community.
The Amish take care of
their own, not depending
on the government to
The Amish life has changed
over the years. Loss of
available farm land has made
the Amish work closer with
the "English." The Amish life
has changed quite a bit, as
they have become quite savvy
business owners, using
some of the newer gadgets,
such as faxes and phones!
The Amish life is based upon the belief the Bible teaches a life of
simplicity and distinct separation between the church and the world.
Thus, they have refrained from technology and cultural changes.
Therefore, the Amish life is one of horse and buggy, attending church,
working hard, all while enjoying a simple life. As a group, the Amish
wish not to be idolized, but live a life of the expression of biblical
principles, carrying on their forefather's traditions. The Amish desire
to maintain a cohesive family structure and simple lifestyle of
Christian expression, while shunning commercialization of the Amish.
Amish life has many interesting areas to discover.
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