At church someone asked my husband if we were preparing for the endtimes. He was implying this because of the changes we have made. My husband replied "Yes we are preparing for the endtimes." Then he held up his Bible and said, "and it has nothing to do with chickens." We are not doing this to avoid anything apocalyptic. If anything, after Katrina we understand that the best laid plans of mice and men truly go awry. We are doing this because it is full filling and satisfying. Placing still warm jars of home picked and canned blackberry jam in the cabinet gives a sense of contentment that no all day bout of shopping could ever compare with. Just knowing we could survive on our little plot of land brings a smile to my lips and a light to my eyes. Maybe its in my genes? There are too many other people who find delight in this as well for me to think I'm strange. Even so, I've never been afraid of strange.
Truly there is still much to learn, and I am daily. Progression is being made slowly yet steadily. Here are the steps we have currently achieved:
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There are some interesting videos on you tube from peak moment on sustainable living if you are interested. Later I will post the best steps in my opinion to take if you want to endeavor to live a more sustainable life.