Paid-for or not, this trailer of ours is old, dirty, and outdated and we are determined to modernize it and make it home. There’s only one small problem. It’s a 1972 mobile home.
I like using the term goals better than resolutions. “Resolutions” sound nice but have no meaning or structure. The word seems to have been reduced to mean “things you wanna do better, but probably wont.”
We’re debt-free. Finally! The glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel is now a bright sunny day, and we still can’t believe we made it. It’s been a long train ride and we’re ready to get off and check out the sites in that glorious city I call Debt-Freeville.
God-willing, we’re going to be debt-free in a couple of months. Finally. It’s been 4 long years and you don’t know how ready we are to keep our money instead of sending it off to banks every month. We try not to be materialistic but as you can imagine, after 4 years of pinching pennies, there are some things that we are dying to get!
I know of some homesteaders, I mean real homesteaders, who live a life completely off-grid and utterly detached from industrialized society. They live a simple, Christian existence surrounded by like-minded people and are dependent on no one except the Lord.
Okay, I know it’s March but it’s never too late to make a yearly goals list, right?! Here are my goals for the year that will hopefully move my family towards a more prepared self-sufficient lifestyle: