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No Resolutions: Making a Commitment to Prepping

January 7, 2013

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Failed New Years Resolutions

A sea of people are competing for precious few resources. People are lined up awaiting their chance. There is a nervous energy about. Hearts are racing; patience is growing thin. Is this a prophetic scene from the apocalypse? Hardly. It’s the annual ritual that occurs each January at health clubs around the world. New Year’s Resolutions […]

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Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2012


Silent Night

Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night.  And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were greatly afraid. Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring […]

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What Are You Doing on December 21, 2012?

December 20, 2012



There have been movies about it. More than one television special has been aired about it. Scholars and archeologists have written books about it. And it’s finally here. The wait is over. December 21, 2012. The day that the world is supposed to end according to the ancient Mayan tradition. Or is it? Who Were the […]

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Praying for the Families

December 17, 2012


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In the few short days since a gunman entered a school in Newtown, Connecticut, there have been reports about the tragedy and what led to it. Gun control proponents and gun right advocates are espousing their positions and making plans to further their cause. Some are calling for more restrictions on weapons while others are […]

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12 Prepper Gift Ideas for Under $50

December 13, 2012


Christmas Tree

As preppers and homesteaders, we stay very busy preparing for an uncertain future and maintaining our little slice of creation. Unfortunately sometimes that means some other customary activities get deferred to the another day. We don’t necessarily like it but that’s the way it is sometimes. If that’s been the case for your Christmas shopping, […]

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Happy Thanksgiving to Everyone in the U.S.

November 22, 2012


Thanksgiving Dinner 2012

As turbulent and uncertain as these days are, we are thankful that we have a loving God who is in control. We hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday and that you take time to reflect on the blessings in your life. God bless, Joe & Laura Oh come, let us sing to the Lord! Let […]

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Honoring the Nation’s Veterans

November 12, 2012


Honoring Veterans

Here in these United States, we place a very high value on honor and selfless service, on fighting for truth and justice, on having the courage to do what is right no matter the cost. It’s a time honored tradition, one that is deeply ingrained in our very being, to willingly take up a cause that […]

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America’s Per Capita Debt is Greater than Greece’s

November 8, 2012


America has more debt per capita than Greece

“Be afraid. Be very afraid.” That what reporter Veronica Quaife said to Seth Brundle as it became apparent that his teleportation experiments were going horribly wrong in the 1986 movie The Fly.  It’s also the words that came to mind when I read this Weekly Standard article. When PIGS Fall It wasn’t that long ago that […]

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5 Things to Do on Election Day 2012

November 5, 2012


U.S. Presidential election

It’s here. The day that Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, and the whole country has been waiting for: Election day 2012. Who will win? The polls opened on the East Coast this morning and will close on the West Coast this evening. Alaska and Hawaii will follow closely behind. If predictions are accurate, this will be […]

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The Death of Democracy: You Can’t Believe Everything You Read

October 16, 2012


If you’re like most people with an email address, you’ve received a message from a foreign national. In it he claims that you could make a large sum of money if you’d just help him smuggle funds out of his suppressive nation. All he needs is your bank account information and he’ll deposit the freed […]

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