We see many references in the scriptures, The Holy Bible, Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants and the teachings of modern day prophets warning us of events which will occur before the return of the Savior. Why would Heavenly Father warn us so often and for so long of the challenges in the last days? Did He mean to frighten us?
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Having spoken with many survivors and those who have volunteered helping survivors, I have come to understand many are storing the wrong foods in their kits. There are a few criteria to follow when considering what foods you will add to sustain yourself and your family.
With hurricane season upon us, it seems time to examine the concept of a safe room. A safe room has traditionally been defined as a place where the family can gather and wait out a storm, under the safest possible conditions. Here's how to best prepare and equip yours.
Many Stake presidents, Bishops, Stake and ward Relief Society presidents and individuals tell me they are feeling an urgency to prepare. I hope you are too. How do you do this on a budget? Let’s look at a few ways.
Over the past twenty years, I have taught many self-reliance classes, written a few ebooks and of course written for Meridian Magazine and other publications. When talking to people or reading responses, the most common excuse for not engaging in emergency preparedness is lack of money. That should never stop anyone from beginning. Preparing is possible for everyone determined to succeed.
Recently Pacific Gas and Electric announced to its customers in California they will be shutting off power for up to five days whenever weather conditions such as high winds could cause damage to lines and ignite a fire. This year PG&E was forced into bankruptcy after being found responsible for the Camp Fire last fall, which destroyed 14,000 homes. You may not live in California but how soon will this be the norm for power companies everywhere seeking to protect themselves? How can we prepare to deal with having no power during the heat of summer?