To some I seem Amish

Tom Roy

To some I seem Amish

Living in northern Indiana means we are close to many Amish communities. These people live plain and simple lives. They work hard and avoid the complications of our high tech world. Their clothing is conservative, their transportation is horse and buggy and their cooking is down home. To the outsider it seems they are from another century and their lives are stress free. But they have their own unique issues to deal with, just different from you and me.


Typically, those reading this blog are not a part of the Amish community. We live complex, hectic and driven lives, including work, travel, entertainment and recreation. Although we do not ride in buggies and wear bonnets, we do have varied and unique lifestyles.

To some, my life seems Amish. There are many with more money, more travel, more entertainment, more toys and more time to chill…

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Tom Roy

It was exciting for me to announce last week the passing of the baton of UPI’s Executive Director role to Mickey Weston and my continuing full time role with UPI. Thanks for your continued prayers for Mickey and the ministry!

This week I want to use this blog platform to thank and bless my wife for her selfless heart to serve me and all those she comes in contact with. Carin Roy is a jewel.

Carin at game

But rather than me go on and on about her awesomeness…I thought I would send verses that tell us what God says about a godly woman. In my mind, she is a Godly woman and I love her dearly.

Thanks Carin for your LARGE part in the ministry God called US to some 34 years ago!

Proverbs 31:26-31 ESV / 26 helpful votes
She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is…

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