‘Be friendly to all and a burden to no one. Live holy before God; before yourself, moderately; before your neighbors, honestly. Let your life be modest and reserved, your manner courteous, your admonitions friendly, your forgiveness willing, your promises true, your speech wise, and share gladly the bounties you receive.’
Source: Rules of a Godly Life, cited in Amish Roots, John A. Hostetler
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Upload the WHOLE booklet "Amish Rules gor a Godly Life"
Why not upload the entire booklet “Rules for a Godly Life,” instead of in this piecemeal fashion? It’s rather annoying.
I’d suggest just picking up a copy. It’s not my work and I am only publishing excerpts for that reason (and also in pieces because the point on those posts was to foster discussion of that individual topic). I think you’ll appreciate the booklet, they can be had quite cheaply, should be a dollar or two.