Preparedness Notes for Sunday — September 6, 2020

September 6th, 1757 is the birthday of Marquis de Lafayette (often known simply as Lafayette), a French aristocrat and military officer who fought in the American Revolutionary War。 He was a close friend of George Washington, Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson。 George Washington met him through his connections in the Free Masons and was impressed with him。 After he offered to serve without pay, Congress commissioned him as a Major General and he was an integral part of the battle at Brandywine。 — SurvivalBlog Writing Contest Today we present another entry for Round 90 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest。 …




How to Safely Pressure Can Meat, by Sandi H.

I grew up eating my grandmothers’ canned vegetables and fruits。 Both of them put up the harvest to feed their farm families in the winter。 But neither of them canned meat。 It never crossed my mind that one could can meat until, in my thirties, I started canning my own spaghetti sauce and wondered if I could add hamburger to it。 It turned out that I could! And that opened up a whole new world of canning opportunities。 Now, canned meats are a pantry staple for my family。 I enjoy being able to grab a jar and have dinner on …







The Editors’ Quote of the Day:

“Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage。 Behold, I Paul say unto you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing。 For I testify again to every man that is circumcised, that he is a debtor to do the whole law。 Christ is become of no effect unto you, whosoever of you are justified by the law; ye are fallen from grace。 For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith。 For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth any …