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Mennonite Girls in a Modern World

Feb 25, 2020

If you grew up in a traditional home, chances are the duak, or headcovering, was a part of your life. Where did this tradition come from? Is it really Biblical?

On today's show, Maria and Deanna tackle the questions surrounding the wearing of the headcovering. If you would like to access the articles mentioned in...

Feb 18, 2020

On this Valentine's Day theme episode, Deanna and Maria discuss romance Mennonite style: what they wish they had known before getting married, the pressure to marry young, what marriage has taught them, and why singleness is not a curse.

Maria also shares her experience attending an Old Colony Mennonite engagement party...

Feb 11, 2020

Vanessa Voth's great grandparents were one of thousands of Mennonite families fleeing Russia during Stalin's reign. It is a familiar story repeated in many Mennonite homes.

For those fortunate enough to escape, freedom came with a price as many settled into strange lands to rebuild their lives. 

On today's show, we...

Feb 4, 2020

Someone once asked, "Do Mennonites struggle with depression?" 

The answer is 'Yes!" But Plautdietsch doesn't have a word to adequately describe these emotions other than 'narfen trubbel'.

Struggling with depression is difficult and can feel incredibly lonely. Talking about it is important and helps you know you are not...