Do we see our homes as just investments --designing, landscaped, and furnishing to appeal to the world economy, or is there a new economy of change - another direction...homes that produce energy, food, and healing foods and herbs. Homes of learning, homes of faith, ....house ordered after the seven centers of life?
Your home can become a simple living center. These are centers quietly applying these principles, emerging to more living food production, education, and re-skilling our youth and communities.
A key film, encouraged to watch is Food Inc.......very powerful film about what is happening to our international and local food system. Check it out at a local library. . Click here.
Do not live within your budget. Live within a budget of abundance, An economoy of sharing and cooperation that is beyond our economic system. Community supported agriculture is a wonderful movement around the country. Get connect, buy shares of a local farm, visit with your family, volunteer, work with local schools. See link.
Check out the local bike coop.
For the Lean Farm, small scale farms, here is another link.
Learn the language of listening within. Help your children. What healthy foods does your body want? Can my career be inline with my desires and health? Am I in a path of fear - based on competition and scarcity or abundance and faith? How can I listen to my families healthy desires and needs when they are so different. How can I recreate our kitchen to make simple options more available?
Are the three kingdoms Parallel? Do we have quiet place to listen?