The Litany Against Fear

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Submitted by Wyzyrd

 

Not a song per se, but a ‘verse’ that has helped me out a LOT of times in the past 40-or-so years.
From the late Frank Herbert’s “Dune” novels, “The Litany against Fear”:

“I must not fear.
Fear is the mind-killer.
Fear is th...

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Inexpensive Survival Knife

Rocky Mountain Knife

By Bev Sandlin

I was in the checkout line at Alco and noticed this Rocky Mountain Survival Knife which came with a fire starter for $9.99. I’ve been wanting to play with one of those fire starters for a while, but they usually cost $4...

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Video of the Week: Potato Storage

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Root Cellar Storage

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By Bev Sandlin

The harvest is starting to come in and I still don’t have my root cellar framed in and ready to go – been on the project list for a couple of years now...

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Survival Landscaping Part 3: Permaculture

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By Bev Sandlin, Fillmore County Master Gardener

What is Permaculture? I lifted this explanation here:

http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/organic/the-essence-of-permaculture-gardening.htm

What is a Permaculture Garden?

Permaculture gardens are s...

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The Militarization of Our Police

Submitted by John from Iowa:

John found this article about the militarization of our police forces and an interactive map to see if YOU are in a county where the police force has militarized itself.

http://www.nytimes...

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Survival Landscaping Part 2: Barbed Wire

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By Bev Sandlin, Fillmore County Master Gardener

Whether you are bugging in or bugging out to a retreat location, barbed wire may be your most inexpensive perimeter barrier and warning system of an impending breach if you attach simple bells to the w...

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Worldwide Alert Map

Submitted by John from Iowa:

Very interesting site that covers various disasters worldwide from damaging hail and earthquakes, to potential pandemic health emergencies, and much more!

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/

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Survival Landscaping Part 1: Defense

By Bev Sandlin, Fillmore County Master Gardener

Last year was a particularly bad winter and it killed a lot of my rose bushes right back to the roots – and some it just plain killed...

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Sunday Self-Reliance Share and Q & A

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SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com mission statement

A web-based community focused on a self-reliant, preparedness lifestyle.

Seasoned Citizen Prepper is a site devoted to the older prepper that believes in prudent, practical preparedness...

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Soon by Gary Bertnick

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                                            http://garybertnick.wordpress.com
The timelessness of Heaven
Where eternity reigns in the beauty of the Holy Spirit,
The many children of destiny endure
Carry ref...
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They’re Not Happy!

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Sent to me by Harold,

Apologies if this offends anyone, I have done some slight editting. SCP is non-political, but we are overtly Christian. This actually made sense to me!

They’re Not Happy!


They’re not happy in Gaza ..
They’re not happy in Eg...

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Kentucky Wonder Pole Beans!

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By Bev Sandlin, Master Gardener Fillmore County, MN

These photos were take on 8.2.14 in my garden. I am a true lover of Kentucky Wonder pole beans, I’ve been planting them for the last 30 years. They are a non-GMO bean so you can save your seeds...

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Extreme Weather Season: Will Your Home Be Covered When the Storms Hit?

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When a tornado, hurricane or other severe weather phenomenon is heading toward your town, the last thing you want to think about is whether or not you have the proper insurance coverage...

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Red Cross Emergency Kit

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Jamie Lee Curtis volunteers for the American Red Cross and shows you in 90 seconds what to put in an Emergency Preparedness Kit – GREAT for friends and family who need a nudge into preparedness. :)

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Pandemic Supplies

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The following article comes courtesy of Dr. Doom and Nurse Bloom. It can be seen in its original form HERE.  

The world is full of infectious diseases that have made the news in recent weeks...

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Last Resort Weeding

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By Bev Sandlin

Sometimes stuff happens and the garden becomes a low priority. I’m writing this with a variety of scenarios in mind…

- A SHTF situation, you bug out, come back a week or two later and NEED that garden to produce.

- A personal SHTF situ...

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Sunday Self-Reliance Share and Q & A

coffee cups

SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com mission statement

A web-based community focused on a self-reliant, preparedness lifestyle.

Seasoned Citizen Prepper is a site devoted to the older prepper that believes in prudent, practical preparedness...

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Preparedness Chart – Your Thoughts?

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Tap to Enlarge!

What do YOU think?

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Garden Weed Control – A Primer

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 By Bev Sandlin, Master Gardener Fillmore County

Recently I was sitting at the county fair volunteering with other master gardeners when the subject turned to grass control in bulb flower beds...

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An Illegal Immigration Solution

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By Beverly Sandlin

I wrote this after considerable contemplation of this post: http://seasonedcitizenprepper.com/thoughts-on-immigration/

Illegal immigration on our southern border is on the news almost daily and a frustration for most members of the...

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AN ILLEGAL POEM

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Submitted by Harold,

written by

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By Illegal Immigrants   


I cross river,
Poor and broke, 


Take bus,
See employment folk. 


Nice man
Treat me good in there,
Say I need
Go see Welfare. 


Welfare say,
‘You come no more, 


We send cash
Right ...

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Tiny House on Old Camper Frame

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This tiny house is built on an old camper frame. What I think is so intriguing about this video are all the money saving tips he gives and some unique building materials. This 8 minute video could change your life!

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You’re an Overcomer! Totally Uplifting!

Shared by GrammaMary,

“A friend called me this morning when I just happened to be at a low point, actually driving in my car at that moment.   She said she just heard this song and felt it was for me...

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STOCKPILING MEDICATIONS by Dr. Bones

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antibiotics, survival, preparedness, SHTF, TSHTF, disaster, prepper, medical supplies

by  Dr. Bones of The Doom and Bloom Hour with Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy

Accumulating medications for a possible collapse may be simple when it comes to getting Ibuprofen and other non-prescription drugs...

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