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Appropedia. Kettle-advert.jpg 150×296 pixels. Eco-kettle-cutaway.jpg 400×484 pixels. Action at A Distance, Good Simple Ideas. Very cool site Treecaster. hardware shelter technology The Gupta State Failure Management Archive is now online at

Action at A Distance, Good Simple Ideas

The collection has over ten hours of Public Domain video and audio teaching a set of thinking tools for extreme resilience, ideal for downloading (4.3gb HTTP) (4.3gb Bittorrent) and burning on a DVD for handing out to people. You can read a little more about the archive too. The hexayurt shelter can cost less than a relief tent, is designed to be manufactured anywhere in the world at any scale, from local materials, as Free hardware, to house humans in need. Introduction « Earthbag House Plans. The purpose of this non-commercial site is to network with those who are interested in earthbag building and spark a dialogue about earthbag house designs.

Introduction « Earthbag House Plans

This innovative building method is exploding in popularity and there is enormous potential to provide affordable homes for all of humanity, all without damaging our environment. This site is about unique small house plans, small home plans, floor plans, custom plans, architecture, small house designs, building green eco-friendly homes, sustainable building, blueprints for affordable homes — all built with earthbags. All styles are included: country, cottage, bungalow, traditional, modern (contemporary), mountain, beach, cabins and other popular styles. Emergency shelter plans are free. For those not familiar with earthbag construction, please check out my companion sites and Earthbag Building Blog. So here is what I am thinking. Front.jpg 384×269 pixels. How to Build an Earthbag Dome. Note: If you’re new to earthbag building, first read the introductory Step-by-Step Earthbag Building Instructable and How to Build an Earthbag Roundhouse .

How to Build an Earthbag Dome

Also, my new Earthbag Building Guide and Earthbag Building DVD are now available. We built this earthbag dome at our home in Thailand for Mother Earth News Magazine in 2007. The article that describes the complete building process in detail was published August/September 2009. Wide.jpg 256×192 pixels. How-to-Build-an-Earthbag-Dome.jpg 620×465 pixels. Ligonier. Thank you, Gary North.


One of the benefits reaped by the impact of the theonomist movement is a renewal of the serious study of the Old Testament law. As a consequence of the pervasive spirit of antinomianism that has infected contemporary evangelicalism, the law of God has been treated with woeful neglect. Ligonier. “This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church.


However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband” (Eph. 5:32–33). - Ephesians 5:22-33 Godly marriages are a beautiful thing to behold, and they point to something far greater than the bond between husband and wife. As Paul tells us in today’s passage, the intimacy and mutual self-giving love of married life wonderfully symbolizes and points to the relationship between Christ and His church. Much can be said about this text on the husband’s love for his wife and the wife’s submission to her husband. The analogy between marriage and Christ’s relation to His church has limitations, for no husband in this fallen world loves his wife perfectly, and no wife submits as she ought in every circumstance.

Ligonier. My husband and I recently celebrated our second wedding anniversary.


In the five years that I have known him we have learned, and will continue to learn, a great deal about love. My husband takes the meaning of love so seriously that he waited until the day he proposed to profess his love to me. Ligonier. The sanctity of marriage is being threatened, and all people likely suspect it.


Everyone knows divorce rates are shamefully high, and same-sex unions are being legalized on a global scale. Ligonier. What if you had an angel involved in the arrangement of your marriage or your children’s marriage, wouldn’t that be amazing?


If you’re a believer, you actually do; the “Angel of the Lord” Himself. In Genesis 24, Abraham, in his advanced age, commissions his servant to find a suitable wife for Isaac, his son. Abraham’s desire is undergirded by God’s design. Ligonier. I confess the Song of Solomon has always intimidated me as a preacher.


Its vivid and excitable statements of marital sexual intimacy and the penchant of commentators to interpret it allegorically have combined to make me cautious. Even the ancients recommended that a young man not read the Song of Songs until he was either married or age 30. Yet, “all Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable…” (2 Tim. 3:16). The Song of Songs is presented as a dramatic narrative that includes Solomon’s bride, the never-named Shulammite, secondly Solomon, thirdly, the daughters of Jerusalem, and fourthly, the brothers of the Shulammite.

It could be the Shulammite is Naamah the Ammonite, Solomon’s first wife; the mother of Rehoboam (1 Kings 14:21) who was born one year before Solomon became king, which probably occurred around age 20. Ligonier. “And to forsake all others, till death do us part.”


One would think, that with the decades-old trend in the broader culture of “personal marriage vows,” wherein husband and wife fill in the blanks and speak their own words, that the above would be the first to be ditched. Ligonier. Liberals have a way of renaming things in order to make them acceptable. When former-President Clinton committed adultery he called it a “mistake.” Of course, it was sin. Patience is Still a Virtue. » Hexayurt Stuff Some Dude Does. (CORRECTION: THIS IS NOT RIGHT. Some of the shapes in the picture aren’t described in the description, and they can’t quite be made from 4×8 sheets. I was excited and missed it. Super embarrassed.

See my correction post. ) So I was thinking about it more, playing around with the way these things tile… and I thought, for a larger space, maybe more sides is the ticket… So I give you the Dodecayurt 36: Side Elevation Top View. Weblog, design related news, reviews and previews. Hexayurt_Family. Hexayurt - Math2033. From Math2033 Asa King Rachel Myers Michael Hall Autumn Lewis David Church. File:Thermosiphon Solar Shower1.png.

Yurt / Ger Notes. The Yurt Foundation. Nearodesic_TriDome_Report. Welcome to White Mountain Yurts. Laurel Nest Yurts. Due to fluctuating material costs, our prices may change. We do our best to keep prices affordable and will work with you to provide a price that works for you. There are a variety of opportunities for discounts, please contact us for more information. We accept payment in Paypal, check or money order. Please call us or e-mail us for an estimate for your project. Thanks! Otherfab. Tom and Lisa's Yurt of Their Own. By yurt owner Tom BetrasPhotos courtesy of Jamey Hill, Rick Wolf and Lisa Burroughs-Betras This little story began in the Spring of 2008 when we purchased our land in South Western New Mexico and it ended, at least for now, June 6th 2009 with the completion of our Colorado Yurt and deck installation.

The specific construction site was decided upon in October 2008. Yurts of America. Handcrafted Yurts, Tipis and Tents. Smiling Woods Yurts - Yurts for Sale. Yurts For Sale « Beautiful Timber Yurts For Sale. Bedroom Yurt – $32,000 Beautiful Timber Bedroom (or meditation/yoga space) for sale. Features: 5.6 metres diameter (25 square metres + large covered deck)solid timber frame constructiontasteful use of recycled materialsfully insulated.

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