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BY GLORIA YODER Our time in Ohio is passing on wings. How can days melt so swiftly? When I first started thinking of coming to Ohio for a couple of weeks it was with the thought of spending … more
THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER I stood with Daniel’s cousins as we sang song after song. It was one of those priceless moments- too precious for words, yet not something any of us would … more
THE AMISH COOK  BY GLORIA YODER What a day to be remembered! When I first heard about the eclipse, I pictured something like the one we had seven years ago. As the days came close, I … more
I glance back, I see memories. I look in the future, I see no certainty. I look at the moment and thank God for what I have right now. Now when I look too long at things I don’t … more
Seventeen children came beaming in the doorway. There was a slight shuffling as they placed their coats on the couch and lined up in three rows to sing. Our country school next door was having a … more
Spring is bursting in splendor. Birds sing the sweetest of songs in melodious chirps, grass is growing tall enough to mow, and the garden is being tilled. Spring. Could life be any better than in … more
THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER “May we keep it- and give it some milk?” “Of course you may feed it, we’ll see about keeping it.” In a short order … more
In my girlhood years, Mom always did her best to make our birthdays special. Not only did she help sing Happy Birthday for us and bake a cake; we also got to choose what was on the menu for our … more
My kitchen is torn to pieces; everything is a huge mess. Before you get worried, though, I’m having an amazing day! Thanks to the kindness and generosity of those who had never met us, I … more
This week I will introduce you to the most beautiful lady I spoke with on our trip to Ohio. Her name is Mary, she is 88 years old and a grandmother to my husband, Daniel. True beauty shines through … more
Gloria took the week after Thanksgiving off from writing the column, but she will be back next week. As her editor and a writer, myself, I can attest to the rigors of writing a weekly column.  … more
THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER Okay, what I would really like is an open house and host all of you for a meal, get acquainted, and the like. I know it's impossible, but I won't stop wishing … more
My heart was warmed. How special, a gift from my boyfriend. It was 14 years ago, and I was spending time with Daniel and his family. The stone he had bought for me was a treasure; it bore the words, … more
Editor's Note:  Glora's Mother-in-Law, Lydia Yoder, is writing a special column this week.  Gloria returns next week. A memorable and precious day occurred for us on August 28, 1988, … more
by JULIA YODER Editor's Note:  Gloria's 11-year-old daughter, Julia, wrote the column this week. Gloria will return next week. My two weeks in Ohio are flying by too fast. Well, I … more
 “May I? Pleeease Mom!” Brown eyes danced with anticipation as my seven-year-old waited for her answer. Daniel’s oldest brother Tobias and his wife Fannie suggested … more
Brother Javin, who is only a year older than myself, was my playmate in our growing up years. Whether it was splashing in the creek, romping in the haymow, or picking endless quarts of strawberries, … more
We were all huddled in the downstairs bedroom, a storm was brewing. At that moment I felt suction from the east window which was partially opened. I knew this must be it- a tornado for real. In an … more
“Mom, we're playing restaurant!" Hosanna's hazel eyes beamed. We were at our friends, the Zehr's, house for an evening around the campfire, singing, food, and fellowship. I felt … more
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