By Nancy Sleeth
Have you stopped to imagine, Maybe the Amish are directly to something? go searching. We tweet whereas we force, we speak whereas we textual content, and we surf the net till we nod off. we're primarily plugged in and to be had 24 hours an afternoon, seven days per week.
Rather than studying expertise, we've got allowed know-how to grasp us. we're an exhausted kingdom. nobody has sufficient time, every body feels wired, and our children spend extra hours looking at a display each one week than they do taking part in outdoors.
It’s time to simplify our lives, make religion and kinfolk the focus, and recapture the misplaced artwork of easy residing. construction at the easy rules of Amish existence, Nancy Sleeth exhibits readers how making unsleeping offerings to restrict (and every now and then get rid of) technology’s carry on our lives and getting again to fundamentals may help us lead calmer, extra concentrated, much less harried lives that lead to more suitable, deeper relationships with our households, pals, and God.
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