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Let Me Ask You a Question, Part 1

“Does ANYONE ELSE out there know the significance of September 13?” September 13, 2015 marks the last day of the latest, year-long, Shemitah (God’s seven year cycles that go back to the Old Testament.) See Leviticus 25:1-4 and Deut. 15:1-2. Shemitahs are a sign of judgment based on the covenant (and relationship) with God. If the people […]

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Don’t Throw That Away!

First, find yourself a tall, clean garbage can, hamper (old or new), or other container big enough to hold a lot of worn-out towels, sheets, t-shirts, pillowcases, etc. Instead of throwing them away, recycle them! I’ve been building up a supply for probably over 25 years in an old hamper that belonged to my grandma and I’ve actually used them for […]

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The movie, The Day After Tomorrow, was released in 2004. It’s a fictional account of a father and son (along with others) surviving an unbelievable ice storm, primarily “on location” in New York City. While watching the movie, I picked up on a survival tip that totally makes sense. At one point in the movie, the climatologist father […]

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Power Tip #10 – Keep It Simple

Prepping shouldn’t be all that complicated. Yes, it’s important to plan ahead and acquire all the things you need to survive for a period of time, but many have the tendency to do more or buy more than they need to. Acquire knowledge and be thorough in your preparations, but keep it simple. For example: […]

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Did You Know?

3.7 million is an impressive number! It’s the number of people who call themselves “Prepper” in the United States. Yes, just in the United States! Their reasons for prepping will be varied but the ultimate goal is the same: to be ready for anything and everything life sends their way! Now tell me, with 3.7 […]

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Power Tip #9 – ICE

Just heard this great idea … Right now, put ICE in your phone’s contact list. This stands for “In Case of Emergency” and will be so helpful to emergency responders or emergency room attendees. They have been trained to look for this information.  Once you’ve put ICE in as a contact, type in (on the […]

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CHECKLIST: Essential First Aid Kit

Imagine this scenario: You’re on a road trip and are in an accident. Emergency units are available but may not arrive for another 30 minutes. Or imagine this: the most frightening, colossal natural disaster has just hit your area and you and your family are victims. Thankfully, everyone survived but with significant injuries. Cell service is out […]

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Power Tip #8 – Know Your Stuff!

This is huge! Okay, you purchased a generator and a family-size tent, put together a complete first aid kit, and even got your first firearm. Now what? Don’t wait until there’s an emergency to use your gear. Learn how it all works before you actually need it. Let me repeat that – learn how to use your equipment BEFORE a disaster hits so […]

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First Things First

Sometimes, prepping can seem quite overwhelming at the beginning. Think “first things first.” Below is a list to help you get started: 1. Acknowledge that we’re not alone in this. God will be with us every step of the way. All we need to do is to surrender to His leadership and recognize His sovereignty. 2. […]

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15 Minute No Cook Oatmeal

BREAKFAST – BEFORE BED – ANYTIME SNACK This is a REALLY SIMPLE recipe that kids and adults alike will enjoy and it’s especially good to fix if “cooking” is limited or non-existent. I tried it for myself (original cold recipe – no additional add-ins) before putting it online and decided it’s not bad at all. Good recipe […]

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