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?"
Category Archives: Homesteading
Well, as with so many things in my life, good intentions don’t always come to fruition. Life took a drastic turn for us last year with an addition of a family member for a month or so, then the garden … Continue reading
A glimpse of spring today. Maybe it will be here soon! I ventured out this afternoon to take advantage of warm temps. I was actually rather warm in my sweatshirt! I sorted some stuff on my back porch that I … 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
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
I came across The Urban Homestead website yesterday and LOVE, I say LOVE their little homestead. To think they can produce 6000 POUNDS of produce a year in such a small area. Yes, they live in California which has a … Continue reading