Choosing this self-sufficient lifestyle has its rewards and a lot of them I might add, but it doesn’t come without a hefty dose of frustrations too. I want to make sure anyone who considers this lifestyle does so with their eyes wide open.
When we returned from living as missionaries in Guatemala, we had very little money to our names. Before going on mission, we sold every replaceable item we owned. We had cashed out our retirement accounts and when we returned the USA, all the money we had in the world was less than would buy a month’s worth of groceries. We had to work and save in order to buy our land and begin this lifestyle. Continue reading