Filed under: Physical Preparedness, Preparedness Basics, Provident or Frugal Living
When people learn that Mormons are taught to compile a year’s supply of food and other necessities, they often picture paranoid people stockpiling for doomsday or a nuclear disaster of some kind. While some people have used their supplies in a crisis, such as Hurricane Katrina, most use it for much more ordinary moments, such as unemployment, illness, or even just to save money. Read more
Filed under: Physical Preparedness, Preparedness Basics
As the economic situation worsens, many people are beginning to panic. It’s important to remember that fear cannot improve any situation, and in fact, will make it far more difficult to manage the difficult times.
Filed under: Personal Preparedness, Physical Preparedness, Preparedness Basics, Preparedness Perspective
We are taught in the Doctrine and Covenants 88:119, “Organize yourselves, prepare every needful thing…”
“Most often what we have chosen to do is right. [The Lord] will confirm the correctness of our choices His way. That confirmation generally comes through packets of help found along the way. We discover them by being spiritually sensitive. They are like notes from a loving Father as evidence of His approval. If, in trust, we begin something which is not right, He will let us know before we have gone too far. We sense that help by recognizing troubled or uneasy feelings (Elder Richard G. Scott, “Learning to Recognize Answers to Prayer,” November 1989, p. 32).”
I was just in the grocery store yesterday and picked up two large jugs of vinegar. Why vinegar? I purchased it for two reasons.