Join our investigation into the lives of the secluded Amish.The Amish live as though it’s the 1800s, this means they tend to their fields with horses and handmade tools applicable to that time.Miller and Sherry Gore’s memoir, scheduled for release next month, “The Plain Choice: A True Story of Choosing to Live an Amish Life.” And then there is a string of new titles released in the past year hinting there might be more to the story than sweetness and simplicity – memoirs by those who have left the Amish.
It was okay being Amish, she said, until it wasn’t – until she finished her schooling at age 14 and spent her days at home, weaving baskets and watching her younger brothers and sisters.#beautiful #colorful #daybrightener A photo posted by KATE STOLTZ (@katestoltz) on Jan 31, 2015 at am PST Stoltz's secret boyfriend may be Dr.Robert Morin, the same plastic surgeon who performed her rhinoplasty to repair a deviated septum.The phrase indicates the difference between being young and running around to enjoy days of freedom and seeking a mate as opposed to being settled with a home and family to tend to.Those writing about rumschpringe often imply that the Amish raise their children strictly, but when those children enter their rumschpringe, they let them run wild, allowing them to indulge freely in drinking, drugs, parties, sex, etc. Yes, some teens, regardless of how they’ve been raised, will break free of all their parents hold dear and act in unbecoming ways. Does that mean the parents throw open the door and encourage their children to sow their wild oats while they can? During my times of staying with the Old Order Amish, I’ve witnessed the parents allowing their teens to express their personalities.Stoltz shared images from a mission she and Morin went on to Guatemala for Developing Faces earlier this year, including one which showed the two together as they prepared for a surgery.