By Marlene C. Miller
Fewer than 100 outsiders have joined the Old–Order Amish—and stayed—since 1950. Marlene C. Miller is one in every of them. during this infrequent memoir, Marlene recounts her unsatisfied and abusive formative years, how she throws herself into cheerleading and marching band, and the way she falls in love with Johnny, the light younger Amish guy who is helping her lace her ice skates.
Against the needs of either units of oldsters, Marlene and Johnny get married and start a family members. stick to the writer in this strange trip to determine how God's love referred to as her out of bitterness and melancholy and into the nice and cozy embody of her new Amish community.
Accompany her as she dons an Amish costume and prayer masking and will get baptized. find out how she endures the tension of ten childrens, a hundred-acre farm, and injuries and tragedy, and learn how she comes with regards to jogging clear of all of it. Turning Amish has confirmed to be whatever yet undeniable and straightforward for this former majorette. yet approximately fifty years later, Marlene continues to be dwelling out God’s name as an outdated Order Amish woman.
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Called to Be Amish: My Journey from Head Majorette to the Old Order (Plainspoken) by Marlene C. Miller