Millie Otto

Millie Otto

My Amish Home | Rainy days and fond remembrances

"Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the spirit of God dwelleth in you? If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are. Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise." 1 Corinthians 3:16-18

My Amish Home | HCK fire disrupts routine start of spring

"For every kind of beasts, and of birds, and of serpents, and of things in the sea, is tamed, and hath been tamed of mankind: But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison. Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men, which are made after the similitude of God. Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing.

My Amish Home | New events springing up with new season

"All the ways of man are clean in his own eyes; but the Lord weigheth the spirits. Commit thy works until the Lord, and thy thoughts shall be established. The Lord hath made all things for himself: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil. Everyone that is proud in heart is an abomination to the Lord: though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished." Proverbs 16:2-5

My Amish Home | A week of upset schedules — and stomachs

"Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart. But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes. And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient, In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves..." 2 Timothy 2:22-25

My Amish Home | Arthur's Home and Garden Show to benefit family in need

''The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy. He will not always chide: neither will he keep his anger forever. He hath not dealt with us after our sins; nor rewarded us acccording to our inequities. For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him." Psalm 103: 8-11

My Amish Home | Rearranging my schedule for women's retreat

"Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the Lord Jehovah is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation. Therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation. And in that day shall ye say, Praise the Lord, call upon his name, declare his doings among the people, make mention that his name is exalted.

My Amish Home | Sunshine helps with feel-good barometer

"He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: ..." Psalm 91: 1-4

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

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