Living off the grid means to live simply so others may simply live.
Living off the grid is hard especially in the modern-day world.
Living off the grid is to unplug.
For more than 48 hours, we were literally unplugged when a storm hit Vancouver.
First, there was no water.
Second, the electricity went off.
Third, the phone lines are disconnected.
Thank goodness, the water returned. I can live without electricity but not without water.
No TV, no computer, no heat.
Silence. Serenity. Surrender.
I watched Mother Nature takes its course. No need to think, no need to worry, no need to feel in distress.
The birds and nature played its role and just be what they are supposed to be while humanity is breaking down for living off the grid.
St. Francis Preaches to the Birds
“Look at the birds of the air; they neither sow nor reap [….] And can any of you by worrying add a single hour to your span of life? And why do you worry about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they neither toil nor spin […] do not worry, saying, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear? […] So do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring worries of its own. Today’s trouble is enough for today.” Matt. 6:26-34