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It is needful that we discipline ourselves by avoiding debt and living within our means.
However, debt of any kind should be approached carefully. Tom Perry said, “Necessary debt should be incurred only after careful, thoughtful prayer and after obtaining the best possible advice” (“If Ye Are Prepared Ye Shall Not Fear”).Part of fulfilling that obligation is making preparations now to face whatever challenges may come our way. Kimball taught that we must be “anxiously engaged in a positive program of preparation.” It is not enough to hope for the best; we must prepare for it.He explained, “The Lord will not translate one’s good hopes and desires and intentions into works. The Church prepares for emergencies by establishing and maintaining an emergency response plan in each ward and stake.He continued, “The best storehouse is the family storeroom” (“If Ye Are Prepared Ye Shall Not Fear,” Oct. It’s the most accessible reserve in times of need and the best suited to our individual needs. Thurston County Emergency Management in cooperation with participating cities, uses several methods to warn the public of hazardous situations within the county.