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My Journey
July 30, 2023 |

By Aleta Schrock, Part 1 I hated to see the end of my eighth-grade school year. Learning was fun, but the…

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Making Space for the Unforeseen
July 25, 2023 |

It seems our five-year-old friend was wise in giving his advice. We landed in a small apartment on Main Street in…

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New Horizons
June 29, 2023 |

In my last post, I promised to bring you some news of what is happening in my life. David and I…

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From a Humble Amish Childhood to an Education that Spans the Globe
June 21, 2023 |

This is a bit later than I expected to be publishing the second story in the series I started in my…

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From an Eighth-Grade Education to a World-Renowned Pediatric Surgeon
May 27, 2023 |

I promised a series of stories from those who have emerged from a Plain community with an eighth-grade education and went…

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Amish Once Removed: New Educational Horizons
May 17, 2023 |

It is with a great deal of enthusiasm that I announce an upcoming symposium called “Amish Once Removed: New Educational Horizons”…

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Nostalgia in Amish Country
May 3, 2023 |

Nostalgia locates desire in the past where it suffers no active conflict and can be yearned toward pleasantly. ~ Robert Hass…

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A Soul-Nurturing Experience
April 25, 2023 |

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. ~ Maya Angelou This past weekend I attended a…

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