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Articles Written By Jeff Harlow

How to Live the Simple Preparer’s Life

How to Live the Simple Preparer’s Life

“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent.  It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage – to move in the opposite direction.” (E.F. Schumacher) Simplicity is key to the well prepared and well lived life.  The more complicated your life becomes the harder it will be ...

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How to Build a Mighty Suvivalist Mind

How to Build a Mighty Suvivalist Mind

“Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortunes; but great minds rise above them.” (Washington Irving) Discouragement is the great enemy of preparation.  It feeds on little misfortunes.  It does so, that is, in those of “little minds”.  “Great minds”, ...

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Learn to Prepare Anxiety-Free

Learn to Prepare Anxiety-Free

“Therefore, do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For…your heavenly Father knows that you need them all.  But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness and ...

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Wisdom is Better Preparation than Gold

Wisdom is Better Preparation than Gold

“Riches and honor are with me, enduring wealth and righteousness.  My fruit is better than gold, even fine gold, and my yield than choice silver.” (Wisdom speaking – Proverbs 8:18-19) One key to wise preparation is the accumulation of gold ...

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Steadfastness for Perfect Preparation

Steadfastness for Perfect Preparation

“Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for your know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in ...

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How to Turn Preparer Failure into Victory

How to Turn Preparer Failure into Victory

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm” (Sir Winston Churchill) A twist on the well-known phrase goes like this, “anything worth doing is worth doing poorly”.  How many would-be preparers fail ...

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How to be Free of a Mass Market Mentality

How to be Free of a Mass Market Mentality

“A prepper mindset is decidedly different from a mass market mentality.  It recognizes that the now is not all there is.  There is a tomorrow waiting, and we have to plan for it.” (Sam Adams – Proverbs for Preparation) We ...

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Whoever Listens to Wisdom Will Dwell Secure

“For the simple are killed by their turning away, and the complacency of fools destroys them; but whoever listens to me (Wisdom) will dwell secure and will be at ease, without dread of disaster.” (Proverbs 1:32-33) Apart from wisdom, this ...

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Who Owns All This Stuff?

Who Owns All This Stuff?

Everything you eat, drink, breathe, wear, or in any way use belongs to God’s creation.  You were born into this world naked and possessing nothing.  You needed air to breath.  You needed nourishment, specifically the food that your mother lovingly ...

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