The Amish Quiltmaker’s Unexpected Baby Is Here!

Esther Zook's peaceful and, frankly, boring life is turned upside-down with the arrival of an unexpected baby. Soon, all her dresses are covered with spit-up, all her floors are sticky, and all her future plans have flown out the window. Handsome Levi King unwittingly stumbles into Esther's problems, and she's not about to let him get away without changing a few diapers and teaching her how to...
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What Does Kindness Mean to You?

This month's Year of Charity focus is on kindness. Have you learned anything about kindness this month? Do you have any insights you would be willing to share in the comments? Have you ever seen Facebook explode? Someone posts something controversial and then twenty people get angry and say something rude, and then twenty other people come to the defense of the person who posted in the first...
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The Amish Quiltmaker Is Almost Here!

The Amish Quiltmaker's Unexpected Baby is the first book in my new Amish Quiltmaker series! And it will be here in 15 days! I am so excited for you to read the story of Esther Zook, whose plans for a quiet existence of quilting and growing apricots are turned upside-down when a baby comes screaming into her life. And the poor child's name is Winter! What is Esther supposed to do about that? Be...
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Charity Is Kind

This month in my "Year of Charity," I am focusing on "Charity is kind." A friend of mine once said, "Being kind is different than being nice. I'd rather be kind." I've thought a lot about that. Here are the definitions of each: Nice: Pleasing, agreeable, delightful Kind: Of a good or benevolent nature or disposition So this month as I think about being kind, I am going to try to understand the...
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