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The heart of the Amish : life lessons on peacemaking and the power of forgiveness / Suzanne Woods Fisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780800722036 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 178 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-178).
Formatted Contents Note: Part One: Everyday friction -- Part Two: Turning points.
Summary, etc.: Everyone has been hurt. Everyone experiences conflict, great and small. Everyone has someone to forgive. But sometimes we just can't bring ourselves to forgive someone who has wronged us or we don't take the need to forgive seriously--not like the Amish do. Forgiving others in order to live at peace is woven into the very fabric of their faith. To the Amish way of thinking, "You can't love the stream without knowing the source." We must forgive others, they believe, because God forgave us. "The Heart of the Amish" invites readers into the world of a people renowned for their ability to forgive. Through true stories gathered from a variety of Amish communities, bestselling author Suzanne Woods Fisher illustrates how they are able to release their pain and desire for revenge, and live at peace with others. Her in-depth, personal research uncovers the astounding yet fundamental way the Amish can forgive anyone from the angry customer at the grocery store to the shooter at Nickel Mines. Readers will learn how to invite God into "their" stories, apply lessons from the Amish to their own circumstances, and find the freedom that comes with true forgiveness. Publisher marketing.
Subject: Forgiveness > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Peace > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Reconciliation > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Forgiveness > Religious aspects > Amish.
Peace > Religious aspects > Amish.
Reconciliation > Religious aspects > Amish.
Amish > Doctrines.

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