Filed under: Personal Preparedness, Preparedness, Preparedness Perspective
Some people think the Mormon concept of self-reliance is a sign of having no faith. They quote scriptures that say to trust God and suggest that if we do anything to prepare for hard times, we’re not trusting God or are even violating commandments. Is there Biblical evidence that God expects us to take care of ourselves as far as we’re able?
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…”
Filed under: Preparedness Perspective, Spiritual Preparedness
I wanted to follow up on the “Real People Do Get Scared“ blog. In it I mentioned the oft-quoted scripture found in the Doctrine and Covenants 38:30,
Filed under: Disaster Preparedness, Personal Preparedness, Preparedness Basics, Preparedness Perspective, Spiritual Preparedness
Okay, it finally happens! When in a crisis or extremely difficult time, it is natural that you will feel anxious and scared. The important thing to do is to try to keep calm. You can reassure your family members with phrases such as, “We are all still together, I won’t leave you alone,” or “You don’t have to worry I will look after you. We will get through this.” Tell them what has happened and let them know what you are doing about it, what you can do about it and also what you can’t do about it. This is the time when practice sessions for your emergency preparedness really pay off.
Filed under: Disaster Preparedness, Personal Preparedness, Preparedness Basics, Preparedness Perspective
Do you remember, somewhere in the far, far past, hearing the nursery rhyme about Old Mother Hubbard and her dietary deficient dog? I bet it wasn’t the dog’s fault that he had to go hungry. Have you ever wondered why Old Mother Hubbard had not taken advantage of the case lot sales on dog food? Can you believe that history has recorded this sad tale of cupboard neglect?
Filed under: 72-Hour Kits, Disaster Preparedness, Educational Preparedness, Personal Preparedness, Preparedness Basics, Preparedness Perspective, Spiritual Preparedness
In the last few weeks it only took having news releases become news reports with the mention of one word for consumers to go bananas as they headed for the grocery store.(pun intended). The word? Ration!
Filed under: 72-Hour Kits, Disaster Preparedness, Preparedness Perspective
It seems that with suggestions of panic, rationing, food shortages, intermingling with war, politics, etc. resounding through news, the interest in being prepared is once again on the rise.