Thursday, February 5, 2009

Thursday, February 5, 2009 Good News Posts from Margaret

How to Get by on $500,000 a Year

When I first saw this title on my home page, I thought 'you got to be kidding.' This article is not for those of us who are trying to make ends meet.

Click here to see how the other side will deal with the economic downturn.

Trashing the Fridge

"FOR the last two years, Rachel Muston, a 32-year-old information-technology worker for the Canadian government in Ottawa, has been taking steps to reduce her carbon footprint — composting, line-drying clothes, installing an efficient furnace in her three-story house downtown.

About a year ago, though, she decided to “go big” in her effort to be more environmentally responsible, she said. After mulling the idea over for several weeks, she and her husband, Scott Young, did something many would find unthinkable: they unplugged their refrigerator. For good."

Click here to read more.

Companion Planting - Pairing Plants to Control the Insect Balance in Your Garden

"Companion planting is an age old tradition. It’s a gardening technique that involves planting two or more plants near each other to derive some type of benefit. That benefit could be more vigorous growth, higher yield, repelling pests or attracting predators of common pests. Scientific research doesn’t always agree with the folklore of companion planting, but who knows? Science changes and at the very least, we know that diversity in the garden cuts back on problems."

Click here to read more about this technique.

Proclaiming Christ's Return

"I have felt for a long time that the church has long neglected prophetic truth and, as a result, has failed to carry out God’s revealed program not only for the church itself but has failed to tell the world of God’s plan for the future."

Click here to read Billy Graham's message.

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