The Plain Choice: A True Story of Choosing to Live an Amish LifeSherry GoreZondervan / 2015 / Trade Paperback$11.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
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Llnda5 Stars Out Of 5Very goodApril 11, 2018LlndaQuality: 4Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5It is a fast reading and good book. I hope that she writes more.
wfnrenSt Cloud, FLAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Very inspiringSeptember 19, 2015wfnrenSt Cloud, FLAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 0Meets Expectations: 5I started following Sherry before I knew she wasn't born Amish, so you can imagine my surprise when I learned she was not. What a shock, I know that there are some Englischer's who switch to Amish but not as many as there are leaving the Amish.
Sherry goes into much detail about her previous life, the difference between then and now is amazing. I enjoyed her story very, very much and would highly recommend it. She went from having no faith to having a very strong faith, what an influential story she has. If you, or anyone you know, is down in there life this is a good book to suggest for them to read. Thank you so much for sharing your story with us Sherry, I admire you for putting it out here for us to read!
ConnieRMEAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Do you feel hopeless?September 3, 2015ConnieRMEAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 0Value: 0Meets Expectations: 5I first heard of Sherry Gore on Facebook, as a wonderful cook and author, and as the mom of Jacinda, whose story was offered in Sherry's posts. There was a powerful testimony of God's love, and Sherry's family's love for the Lord, through all I read. So I ordered this book before it was published and looked forward to its' arrival on my doorstep.
The least I can possibly say is that Sherry's story and her honesty in telling it blew me out of the water. It is such a contrast to what I expected to read, which I have to say to myself, shame on me. You can rarely read a person's story in their face. You might get hints of the life lived, but you rarely know what the true story is.
The most I will say is that THIS BOOK MUST BE READ by anyone who needs to feel an ounce of hope for themselves in their life. Sherry tells the truth, and she tells the TRUTH, and life-giving and life-changing hope is presented here.
LeAnneGender: female3 Stars Out Of 5The Plain Choice by Sherry GoreSeptember 2, 2015LeAnneGender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 3The Plain Choice by Sherry Gore is the real life story of Sherry's journey through life. She had a very hard childhood and young adult life. But somewhere along the way she made it out of the bad places she had gotten into. It's the story of how Sherry found her faith and a place to belong, by living a plain life.
I love Amish books so I was excited to read a real life story of a lady who became Amish. But come to find out a lot of the book is about her life growing up. Which is important so you can understand why she made certain choices later in life. Even though I have never went through all the things Sherry Gore did I found it easy to connect with her in the beginning, and the book was hard to put down. But when it finally did get to the Amish part that I had been looking forward to I was really disappointed. I found it hard to see why she was doing certain things sometimes when it got to the Amish part. The feeling the book left me with was that she never really became completely Amish. And by the end of the book I was not quite sure if she was a Mennonite, Amish, or a mix of both.
I received this book free from the publisher, Zondervan, through the BookLook Bloggers book review program. The opinions are my own.
CherylB19875 Stars Out Of 5Breathtaking!August 27, 2015CherylB1987Quality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5The Plain Choice, By: Sherry Gore with Jeff Hoagland
The Plain Choice is one of the most touching and moving biographies that I have ever read about someones life. I devoured this book in just a few hours! To finally find your faith in God and seek a more meaningful life after a lifetime of heartache. I was moved to tears many times while reading this fabulous book. One would have never guessed that so much had happened in Sherrys life. Having found her faith in God, Sherry is determined to make a better life for her and her children. Sherry searches for a place of strong faith where she and her children can live and grow in their faith. A place that isnt focused on the worldly things in life.
Be sure to get your copy of The Plain Choice today! 5 stars!