The Manual - Epictetus - A Short Summary and Review

If the Creek Don't Rise - Leah Weiss - A Short Summary & Review


A short summary of If The Creek Don't Rise:

The story of Sadie's sad situation - and how she ultimately saved herself.

My favorite Leah Weiss quote from the book:

"Hungry changes things."

Questions to ponder while reading If The Creek Don't Rise:

What is "Christian" behavior?

How do we fix poverty?

My review of the book:

Broke my heart!

Herbal knowledge is such an underrated skill.

We need to get resources into the Appalachian.


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