We are facing a quandary. We are certainly called to homestead, believing it to be the way Jesus has sent us, but all things considered, do we start now, or in the spring? Nicholas is improving, and able to do so many things he could not just two months ago, but what about living without electricity for a whole winter? Obviously, it can be done! It’s done every year by tens of thousands of people in North America. But what about us? Are we prepared? Are we ready for the big leap? Our homesteading experience so far has been that we are fine for the summer and fall, and then the winter closes in, and stuff falls apart. (We had a good winter experience four years ago, but we had electricity to the house, although everything else was plain.) I don’t know yet – I don’t think I have discernment on this.
Could you all pray about it for now, and help us in this way? If you are not willing to pray first, please don’t weigh in with an opinion! This is our way – the way of the Holy Spirit – and we rely on prayer and the Voice of God in what we do.