It’s pretty amazing how quickly basic facts about how we live have changed.
For example: a little over one hundred years ago, nearly every household on this planet had a garden. It’s also probably safe to say that nearly everyone also knew the farmer that grew the food they didn’t grow themselves.
Today, in the developed world, most people don’t have food gardens and almost nobody knows who grows the food they buy at the supermarket.
Simply, we made a radical shift in how we live without much thought. From self-reliant independence to vulnerable dependence in a blink of a historical eye. Not too smart.
Rather than discuss why this shift happened, it’s more important to focus on why in a few short years, nearly every household will have a garden again AND why almost everyone will personally know (and trust) the farmers and artisans that produce the food they don’t grow, preserve, or prepare themselves ….
Dad and Mom? Did There Used to Be Homes Without Gardens? at Resilient Communities.
Orthodoxy is not about a list of beliefs, nor is it about liturgical and ceremonial tradition. Orthodoxy is a way of life that must be lived. If it is not lived, it is nothing.
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