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Prepper Stone Soup
Stone soup and what this story means to preppers

Are you familiar with the story of "Stone Soup"?
Stone soup has several versions from Russia to Africa. The story line is the same,
though the details vary. A hungry stranger comes to a village without much and
knocks on doors. The wary villagers are quick to shut out the stranger, as the
village resources are scarce. Soon, the stranger attracts attention in making a soup
with stones (variations include a shell, a button, or even a discarded nail). As the
other villagers observe from afar, the meekest villager bravely approaches the
stranger to inquire. Of course, “Stone Soup” is much better with salt and spices, the
stranger proclaims.

Intrigued, the villagers return with these things and gather around as the stranger
stirs the pot of mysterious soup. A crowd gathers and the stranger divulges to a
wider audience that “Stone Soup” ideally also has onions. Incredibly, villagers
return with onions and even shallots. The pot crows and wonderful smells emerge.

The story line continues that "stone soup" is even better with a carrot, potatoes
and better yet with some meat. Amazingly, villagers come with each of these
requests and more, including bread, butter, cheese, and drink. Soon there is a feast
and villagers bring tables and chairs, lanterns, entertainment and so on. The
villagers who said they had nothing really had quite a bounty, and the villagers
learn a HAPPY lesson of cooperation amidst scarcity.

From a prepper perspective, the stranger in this story is not a sheeple or a zombie
who may come knocking on your door when SHTF, but a friend, a neighbor or even
a family member who is "strange" to prepping. We have told you this story so that
you may “have enough” to make “Stone Soup” with the good people in your life. Be
happy and grateful that you may have enough to share.

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