1 Thessalonians 4:11-12Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business and to work with your hands, just as we told you, so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody.
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"Post industrialization has led to hectic lives that seem to leave little room for self-sufficiency. Or so it may appear on the surface. What if, instead of sedentary hours in front of the TV, we took back the teachings of our forefathers? Instead of running to the store for ears of corn, or fresh lettuce and tomatoes for a healthy salad, should we shift our priorities back to the soil to provide for our needs?"
Monthly Archives: February 2011
I must confess, I have avoided writing about my worms since I got them because I was concerned I had done something wrong… A little over a week ago I picked up some worms at Walmart. I didn’t know if … Continue reading
A link came through today for the following article: The Santa Barbara Syndrome: Evidence of a Broken Food System. If you haven’t seen it yet I encourage to read it (it’s short). How sad is it that food grown in … Continue reading
I had a few minutes here and decided to do a quick project – making tags for my plants this year. I mentioned a link to this project a few weeks ago I think. Very simple and I now have … Continue reading
Well, almost… A couple bumps in the road along the way. First I never bothered to measure how long the light fixture was, I just thought it would fit on my craft table. Guess what? It’s too long. Good thing … Continue reading
Pretty sad if you get excited about worms isn’t it? I took some time this morning after getting school done to get my worm bed ready. Hopefully tomorrow I will be able to find some Red Wrigglers at Walmart – … Continue reading
It’s been a couple weeks since I’ve posted because last week my hubby and I were on our first ever cruise. It was amazing! My hubby won the trip through work otherwise we might not have done something like this … Continue reading