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Hello! I am a wife, mama, daughter, friend, and oftentimes stubborn child of God who loves dramatic soundtracks, old books, new places, abandoned trails, people-watching, telling stories, and pulling weeds. I am glad you’re here.

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Englisch and Mennonite worlds collide in this poetically written story, layered with intrigue, mystery, and redemption. Readers are sure to find the gift of hope in the pages of The Midwife.
Elizabeth Byler Younts, author Amish Historical of Promise to Return

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