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A few good articles follow, but first, read this:

Pages 156, 157 Limitations of Wild Plants

from: Wilderness Survival Handbook, by Alan Fry     ISBN 0312147635     LCCN 96-024863

"... For one thing, wild plants are seasonal and very few are usefully available in the winter months. It is true that cattail root and rock tripe, a lichen, can sometimes be secured in the winter, but they are a last resort. Indians of the northern bush, when speaking of the old days, have emphasized that if the dried foods stored in the previous summer and fall ran out in winter and game could not be located, starvation was the certain outlook.

Second, even when available, wild plant foods do not provide the strength of diet needed for the vigour of bush life. The contribution to protein requirements is so slight as to be negligible. As a supplement to meat and fish they are, of course, an excellent means of securing additional vitamins, minerals, and the otherwise-absent carbohydrate, but I caution you not to look on them as sufficient in themselves.

The third caution is that the availability of edible plant material varies from one area to another, although there are some useful plants which occur so widely as to appear in almost all the bushlands of the northern United States, of Alaska, and of Canada. However, the use of wild plants as food must be studied with the region in which you are interested in mind, and with the help of the best texts on the subject that you can secure. Avoid relying on survival manuals which at best are second-hand sources and will not give you the authoritative detail that will enable you to become proficient in locating and preparing wild plants suitable for food. Go to the texts which specialize in this subject and, with the texts in hand, go into the bush to learn by direct experience.

Having said that, I do not propose to deal further with the subject here, although this is not to discount its value. Wild .plant foods can be a useful supplement to animal and fish sources, but the latter are the key to survival over any period of time and with these I will deal at length. The specialized texts are the best source for wild-plant-food information."

******Pauls Note:  Alan Fry actually lives in the bush, and wrote the excellent book, Wilderness Survival Handbook, ISBN 0312147635, so he should know.   That being as it may, I have included a few good articles.  You will need a Peterson's field guide, that has pictures, to locate such plants.  Even so, be careful.

Bradford Angier; Field Guide to EDIBLE WILD PLANTS     ISBN 0-8117-2018-7
Peterson Field Guides; A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants;  ISBN 0-395-92622-X
Peterson Field Guides; A Field Guide to Medicinal Plants and Herbs Of Eastern and Central North America;

ISBN 0-395-98814-4

Alan Fry Handbook First Notes -HTML

Alan Fry First Notes, Pics -HTML


Edible  and  Medicinal  Plants  from  the Army  Survival  Manual

an html file, with many pictures, that takes time to load


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the above article, in two  forms, is the most important  textural one I have about plants.  it was added to my disk, and the files for the web site, but never seems to have been linked.  sorry

  a WordPerfect Document

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Pledge of Allegiance Prayer

Written and Prayed by Dwight Jester on Sunday, December 2, 2007.

Click on the MP3 file to hear Dwight and read the prayer.


I pledge allegiance to God as my Father. I pledge allegiance to Jesus as my Lord and Savior, and I pledge allegiance to the Holy Spirit as my guide, teacher, and counselor, to cause me to grow up into the true child, true servant, and true authority that Jesus created me to be, in heaven.

I ask Jesus to come into my human spirit, drive out and take the place of, the antichrist spirit that came into me at my birth. I choose to live in the presence and power of Jesus in my human spirit. I ask Jesus to drive out the anti-holy spirit that the antichrist spirit has placed in my imagination. I ask the Holy Spirit to come into my imagination and fill my imagination with the true images from the Kingdom of God.

I ask Jesus to drive out the familiar spirits that reside in my conscience, and I ask the Holy Spirit to come into my conscience and be my teacher, and my guide, and revealer of the true images of God, in my imagination. I ask Jesus to come into my memory and remove all my emotional reactions to the painful, hurtful, rejecting, unloving, and fearful images that have come to me from the time I was born until the present.

I ask the Holy Spirit to fill my memory with the true, loving, peaceful images that come from God, my Father. I ask Jesus to come into my mind and deliver my mind from all the thoughts that have come from the kingdom of Satan. I ask the Holy Spirit to fill my mind with the mind of Christ. I ask Jesus to deliver my will from all the decisions I have made that are in line with the thoughts and images from the Kingdom of Satan.

I ask the Holy Spirit to fill my will with the righteous decisions that come from the Kingdom of God, my Father. I ask Jesus to come into my emotions and deliver me from all the painful, hurtful, unkind, fearful, hateful, unforgiving, rejecting images, and images of suicide and death. I ask the Holy Spirit to fill my emotions with love, joy, peace, mercy, kindness, patience, gentleness, meekness, goodness, faith, righteousness and truth.

I ask Jesus to come into my personality and deliver me from the false child and all the hurt, pain, rejection, lack of love, deception, lies, fear, false pleasure, and the hopelessness that reside in the false child.

I ask the Holy Spirit to place the true child into my personality. The true child lives in the love, joy, peace, acceptance, hope, truth, and hopefulness of the Kingdom of God, my Father.

I ask Jesus to come into my personality and deliver me from the false servant spirit, and all the striving, doing, performing, trying, working, false activity, and false effort of the false servant.

I ask the Holy Spirit to place in me the true servant that only does what it sees the Heavenly Father doing. It works effectively, efficiently, and productively in everything that it does. I ask Jesus to come into my personality and deliver me from the false authority spirit that tries to dominate, manipulate, control, force, threaten, demand, cause to happen, motivate through fear, and tries to make everyone around them worship them as a god, master, and king.

I ask the Holy Spirit to place in my personality the true authority that comes from Jesus, and is the very nature of Jesus. I ask Jesus to come into my body and deliver me from all the sickness, disease, infirmity that comes from Satan and his kingdom. I ask the Holy Spirit to fill my body with the healing power of Jesus Christ my Lord and to set me free from all sickness, disease, and infirmity in my body. I receive the total healing in my spirit, soul, and body from the top of my head to my toes, I am made whole and well, in Jesus Christ. I pray all of this in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, amen, and amen.     



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The day I came to the LORD, before I knew what a vision was, I saw myself walking through a devastated United States of America.  You need to accept Jesus as LORD and make what preparations He would have you make.  This site has basic only, survival information, hence the name Survival Primer, or beginning teaching book.  Most of the information has been gleaned from the internet.  The entire site, Survival and Christian, is saved to a single CD disk  that you can own.   The Christian teaching is from my church, and is original to it.  God has changed my life through the ministry of my church. God will change yours, through Jesus Christ, if you let Him.  My prayer is that God lead you into all truth, and that the abiding love that is expressed through His Son, Jesus Christ, come to rule and abide and infill your life, perfectly. Paul.


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