“How are we to deal with both the somber prophecies and the glorious pronouncements about our day? The Lord told us how with simple, but stunning, reassurance: ‘If ye are prepared ye shall not fear.’"
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While in my home, I reflected on the fires in my area, listened to the thunder, and wondered if lightning would start new fires. I realized if a fire started in the middle of the night, and I needed to get out quickly, I wasn’t really ready. I didn’t even know where my glasses were. A Night Flight Kit should be kept near where you sleep, or in the bathroom attached to your bedroom ready to easily grab and run. Here is the plan.
It is hard to believe the extent of the destruction from the fires and the hurricane that hit a few weeks ago, even when seeing pictures and hearing reports. To all who are survivors, you are in our hearts and prayers. There are specific things you can be doing right now to help get yourself and your friends back on your feet sooner.
September is National Preparedness Month in the USA, and there is no better time to help our families start on the goal of becoming self-reliant and prepared people–ready for any challenge. The following calendar is a simple, inexpensive way to get started.
Food storage and emergency preparations require planning, continuing education, and awareness of our changing needs. It is more urgent than ever before in our lifetimes that we commit to self-reliance and stay on top of our family emergency plan. Here are 17 ways you might be sabotaging your own best efforts.
I asked friends, family and those who participate on the Totally Ready Facebook page what good they have seen during our time at home and how that will change what they do in the future. Following are a few of the answers I received.