Millie Otto

Millie Otto

My Amish Home | Getting water flowing again after polar vortex

"Let such a one think this, that, such as we are in word by letters when we are absent, such will we be also in deed when we are present. For we dare not make ourselves of the number, or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves: but they measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise." 2 Corinthians 10:11-12

My Amish Home | Hunkering down before the deep freeze

"I the Lord search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings. As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them not; so he that getteth riches, and not by right,.shall leave them in the midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool." Jeremiah 17:10-11

My Amish Home | Warmer rides and a bit of sleeping in

"Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. For there is nothing covered that shall not be revealed; neither hid that shall not be known. Therefore whatsoever ye have Spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light; and that which ye have spoken in the ear in closets Shall be proclaimed upon the housetops." Luke 12: 1-3

My Amish Home | Battling insomnia while snowed in

"Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God ..." 2 Corinthians 6:14-16

My Amish Home | Fighting illness after a trip to Champaign

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a net, that was cast into the sea, and gathered of every kind. Which, when it was full, they drew it to shore, and sat down, and gathered the good unto the vessels, but cast the bad away.

My Amish Home | Lots of good Christmas memories

"Let brotherly love continue. Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in body. Marriage is honorable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge." Hebrews 13:1-4.

My Amish Home | Always too much to do this holiday season

"And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them and they were sore afraid. And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a savior, which is Christ the Lord."

My Amish Home | Soaking up sunshine and holiday cheer

"And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:) To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child. And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered.

My Amish Home | Appointments and overcast days galore

"Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock: And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.

My Amish Home | Wintry weather's not so bad when sun's out

"Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children; And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling savour.

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