Monthly Archives: May 2011

How do you do (it)?

Dear Reader, As I reflect on the opening night of Among Women’s spring retreat, this is my question: How do YOU do “How do you do?”s? What gets you talking? Can you remember a time when you instantly connected with … Continue reading

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Support Crew

In the kitchen were two Roses, beautifully serving. Rose Swartzentruber and Rose Shirk prepared food, set the table, and served in many other ways throughout the weekend. Rose Swartzentruber, Martha’s daughter, has been at all of the retreats, and was … Continue reading

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HOPE

“See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Beloved, … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Ol’ Barn for the Spring and Final Retreat

On Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2, Lynette graciously opened her home, a 100-year-old barn her family disassembled, moved 12 miles, and restored on a quiet country road near Goshen, Indiana. The unique setting prompted many questions. Lynette explained … Continue reading

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Stay tuned!

We’re all caught up with Among Women’s winter retreat, so get ready to read about what happened at the spring retreat. We’ll be posting about our panelists’ time together in Indiana very soon. Until then, please take the time to … Continue reading

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Stories of Joy — Naomy

The women of the Among Women panel have entered into each other’s sorrows. Now it’s time to share their joys. Here is Naomy’s story. Naomy: “I love that God has been so dependable.” Naomy is a wife and mother, like … Continue reading

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Stories of Joy — Martha

The women of the Among Women panel have entered into each other’s sorrows. Now it’s time to share their joys. Here is Martha’s story. Martha: “God specializes in redeeming impossible situations.” “There’s actually no joy in widowhood as such,” contends … Continue reading

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