I tell you these things because of your prayers; wherefore, treasure up wisdom in your bosoms, lest the wickedness of men reveal these things unto you by their wickedness, in a manner which shall speak in your ears with a voice louder than that which shall shake the earth; but if ye are prepared ye shall not fear. And that ye might escape the power of the enemy, and be gathered unto me a righteous people, without spot and blameless— D&C 38:30-31
Welcome to the If ye are prepared blog
Preparation is more than simply storing food or learning to live off the land, it is a total life concept. Most of us need to survive in a rapidly changing and challenging world, not out in the desert looking for water. It is attractive to think of preparedness as surviving a disaster, but really it is about living every day with the problems of our modern society. This blog focuses on the issues of everyday living and survival in a complex society.
I have more than thirty years' experience in law, computers and over
thirty years experience as a research genealogist.
I presently serve as a volunteer at the Brigham Young University Family History Library in Provo, Utah where I alternate between helping patrons and
I am most interested in the technological aspects of genealogical
research because of my strong technology background.
My own family were pioneers who settled in Utah and Arizona in the
1800s. My family dates back to the Mayflower and with the exception of
two family lines who came from Denmark, my family all came
from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.