I have been reading a lot lately about how the Amish are much healthier than most Americans. They have one of the lowest cancer and autism rates in the nation. It makes me stop and wonder what they are doing that is so different than the rest of the country.
I am one of those people who romanticizes about the Amish way of life. I love their simplicity, the way they put God and community first, and the way they live a simple existence surrounded by family. Their inner circle is small and they know they can count on those around them to get them […]
Think you need countless acres to homestead? Karen, owner of ‘Lil Suburban Homestead, proves daily that lots of land isn’t required to be self-sufficient. Come get to know one of HBN’s bloggers a little better, and find out what Karen has to say when it comes to defining homesteading!
We have learned that living simple really isn’t simple at all. It took some time for us to learn how to slow down and find ways to simplify our life. We had to dig deep and figure out what was important to us. It took changing our mindset on how we wanted to live.
A goal of farming and homesteading is so often self-sufficiency, but most farmers especially will let you know how that just isn’t possible. Join me in learning to be “God-sufficient” and rely on Him for everything!
Once upon a time there was a couple who was overwhelmed by consumerism and drowning in debt, doomed to a live a life of unsatisfying purchases and surrounded by like-minded people. As Americans, they gladly followed the crowd to fit in, but behind closed doors they dreamed of a life where how much they made […]