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Attack of the Preparedness Acronyms

In the realm of preparedness there is a wide range of philosophies and along with those come a wide range of acronyms.  If you are new to the preparedness movement or you’ve been doing this a while and are now slapped in the face with a conglomerate of capitol letters being jumbled together and want to make sense of things – I want to start with a short acronym list we are finding in much of the material now arising on the topic of preparedness:   WROL – Without Rule Of Law. TEOTWAWKI – The End Of The World As […]

The Self-sustaining Plan.

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What exactly does that look like? Honestly, if anyone tries to tell you how you HAVE to do it, be a tad bit skeptical. In my opinion there is no “one-size-fits-all” plan to being more self sustaining. Sure, some of the components are quit similar and many of the ‘list’ may be the same from family to family, but if you’re getting the treatment that you’re not ‘doing it right’ as you embark on this journey, don’t worry. Doing SOMETHING toward being self-sustaining is better than waiting to anything because someone told you the ‘right’ way to do it and […]

Encouraging preparedness…

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Just when we’re feeling overwhelmed with what it is we feel called to do (share preparedness living and encourage others) and we’re struggling with feeling like square pegs in the round holes of society – it’s just like our Father to send an encouraging word OUR way! The following note, from someone I hope to have the honor of meeting face to face one day, was such a breath of fresh air and has put more wind in our sails to press on in our sharing. I hope you are inspired by it as we are! “Donna, I am so […]