An Amish settlement in Ohio has run afoul of a law requiring their children to attend public school. Caleb Bender and his neighbors are arrested for neglect, with the state ordering the children be placed in an institution. Among them are Caleb's teenage daughter, Rachel, and the boy she has... read more
An amish community is forced to go to Mexico or else go to school. One family chooses to go first because the mother is ill and the children won 't have to go to school. They run to many problems while they are there. Bandits attack them steal their crops, horses, they try to steal their... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
An amish community is forced to go to Mexico or else go to school. One family chooses to go first because the mother is ill and the children won 't have to go to school. They run to many problems while they are there. Bandits attack them steal their crops, horses, they try to steal their daughter. Ninos steal money and food while they try to sell their crop. Two of the young women have babies.The rest of the amish community comes but not all at once some come in winter and some come in summer. The youngest woman is waiting on her boyfriend to come. But his family is afraid to because of the bandits. I don't want to spoil the story so you will have to read to find the rest out.
“Gott has all in His heart and wont stop watching over us.”Caleb Bender
“Not by power or might, but by the Spirit of the Lord of hosts,” he said. “A father is never prouder of his children than when they make him a little bit ashamed of himself.”Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
“If you don’t like the way things are, just wait,”Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
THE DAUGHTERS OF CALEB BENDERHighlighted by 3 Kindle customers
the change one man makes in the world is so little we wouldn’t even see it, and that’s why we need faith. If a man lives without faith, he pulls the world toward himself – only an inch, mebbe, but he makes it hard for people around him to live in faith because they learn to fear him. They are afraid to be without. If a lot of men live selfish lives for a very long time, they move their world a lot of inches the wrong way, and they end up with a country full of hungry people who steal because they are afraid.”Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
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