Here is a preview of a new chapter of the 2nd edition of Growing Food God’s Way. It introduces another new term:
…It can only be inferred, that one or more of Noah’s sons rebelled and went back to the over-self-importance way. I call it the Cain-seian method of gardening. Just like economics has a flawed model called the Keynesian model, Shem, Ham, or Japeth must have (in rebellion) adopted the flawed practice of Cain. We read about Cain in Genesis 4:2. Eve had two sons (Cain and Abel) and we’re told what they grew up to be: Cain was a “tiller of the ground,” and Abel was a “keeper of the sheep.”
The following verses go on to explain that each man brought a present for God. Cain “brought of the fruit of the ground [for] an offering to the LORD,” and Abel “brought of the firstlings of his flock, and of the fat thereof.”
“And the LORD had respect to Abel, and to his offering: but to Cain and to his offering He had not respect.”
 John Maynard Keynes was a British economist teaching, among other macroeconomic theories, that governments can spend their way out of a struggling economy. It is a “top-down” approach, as opposed to “bottom-up” practices of supporting small business growth and expansion via a reduced tax burden. The Cain-seian method of gardening is thinking you can use chemicals and supplements (and extra toil) to get nutrient-dense, natural fruits and vegetables. It seems to work, but there is a better way: bottom-up – soil regeneration via the covering.
[I know this is just a teaser, because there is so much more coming.]
Please pray about this project. Need to go to print this year. Amen?
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