I share my stories with you in case you’ve experienced something like it. You’re not alone. And we CAN get through this.
A few months after I gave my life to Jesus, people started prophesying over me at various church gatherings. Then after I completed the church membership classes, a few leaders in the church prophesied over me.
While we frown upon obesity and addiction in American culture, we celebrate and honor workaholics as the heroes of the 21st Century.
Do I really want to kill a deer? I mean, I’m not overly fond of venison. I’m not going to use the pelt. I WILL eat deer meat but more as both an obligation after killing and a practice for a self-reliant future.
I get to spend hours alone in Nature, which recharges my soul.
If I killed 2+ deer each year, how much money would I SAVE on meat?
If I buy all the gear most guys use to hunt, how much money will I LOSE on meat?
At some point, the gain has to exceed the expense. Otherwise I have a very expensive hobby.
Why does it cost so much to do EVERYTHING? Land is expensive. Building a house is expensive. Owning chickens is expensive. Hunting is expensive. Farming is expensive. Grocery shopping is expensive. There has to be a line drawn where we decide to make due with minimal supplies or build our own accessories with minimal tools.