Study this life cycle chart. It is similar to the process of God’s Creation.
Did you ever read Virgil’s Poem about Georgics, where he warned his fellow Roman countrymen about the encroaching “free bread and circuses” mentality that was blinding their eyes to what was going on in their lifestyle and economy?
People wanted an “easy” life of not working hard. They moved away from their life-nurturing Farms into the cities. Let someone else do the “dirt-y” work! They moved their thinking into depending on someone else to provide for them.
Do you recognize a repeating cycle occurring in our day? How long would you and your family survive if you could not go to the grocery store for food? What would it take to convert your thinking and what work would it take to convert a small portion of your backyard into a food producing garden?