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Tagged With: Proverbs 31

Gardening God’s Way Part Two

I want to know all I can learn about Gardening God’s Way. How does He want us to tend His garden, to plant to His glory? Like I said in my previous post… Years ago, long before I knew I’d be striving towards the “homestead life,” I heard Brother Kenneth Copeland say something. It was … Continue reading »

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Gardening God’s Way Part One

Ask any gardener or farmer how to grow a garden, and you’ll get a different answer from each one. I’m in the middle of my Alaska Master Gardener course, and I’m loving it. I’m learning a lot, but through it all, I really want to know how to do one thing. I want to know … Continue reading »

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God-Sufficient, Not Self-Sufficient

Farmers and homesteaders have always had so many challenges to face, usually from things they had (have) no control over. Too much or too little rain, climate change, weather patterns, crop prices falling, bug invasions, floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, wildlife garden invasion, earthquakes… the list goes on and on. Kinda makes you wonder why people get … Continue reading »

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Overwhelming Homesteading

Anyone who has ever begun the journey to their own homestead, to being self-sufficient, very quickly learns just how difficult and tiring it can be. The planning, the building, the learning, the hard work, the victories, and the failures are all part of the journey. It can very easily and very quickly become quite overwhelming. … Continue reading »

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The Beginning of a Homestead in Alaska

I’ve got a bowl of bread dough rising on my kitchen counter. This is the first totally-from-scratch bread I’ve made in years. It’s all part of a fresh start for my husband and me. It’s the beginning of a homestead in Alaska. And what a fresh start. This isn’t just one of those spur of … Continue reading »

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