Justina Zimmerman glanced around the table. Four sisters and two brothers. Having so many sisters could be interesting, but sometimes the felt smothered. “Tuesday, Aug. 20th” Annamae Brubacher wrote in her journal. “Tonight Jeremiah and MaryElla were teasing me about my birthday…Growing up is so scary.” “But I need the exercise,” Sharon Stauffer had argued […]
The little girl saw her daddy waiting below. Without a thought of fear, she jumped off the low roof and plunked into his arms. Her daddy was big and strong, and he knew how to take care of her. But her mom had bruises, and Bonnie didn’t realize they came from a strength gone wrong. […]
No job, no money, no food. This became a little refrain that you heard practically every day in the early 1930’s. Operating a rice farm in Arkansas, the Yoder family had plenty of food, but money was another matter. Through it all God works miracles of love and sharing.