Choices for the next 7 generations.

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Around two years ago I made a decision that would change my life forever. I dropped my normal life to go live in a eco village near Dallas Texas. Everything I thought I knew about living life was questioned here at the Garden Of Eden. I have gained not only a whole new outlook on life but some tangible skills as well. I feel I am competent in organic gardening, composting, sustainable construction (aka building with trash), Cobb, husbandry, plus many other things that revolve around being more sustainable. I sit here now with a passion to help my felow humans in creating harmony between themselves and their environment, the Earth. This passion to learn, this passion of service, it is burning inside of me. The time has come for me to move on to travel through out the world giving my blood, sweat, and tears to people's efforts for a happier life. I will dedicate my life to serving other eco villages, sustainable homesteads, and intentional communities for however long this passion exist within me. Which brings me to why I'm here. It is my intention to make my travels to these other locations as sustainable and cost effective as possible. By utilizing realities such as ride sharing, cycling, and if need be hitchhiking. I plan to sleep very close to the Earth, so my resting accommodations will not be that hard to meet. And to be honest I intended to dumpster dive for most of my food while I'm away from the gardens I will help grow. This way of life is not going to be a easy one, but it is what I feel needs to be done if I am going to take this path. Every penny I am granted here will only serve to make my life easier when need be. For example, if I have a long journey with alot of miles ahead of me, and finding a ride to share isn't successful. Instead of having to hitchhike it, I could just purchase a bus ticket as a last resort. This money will only go to last resort options. I truly believe it is up to people like me that will provide the power to shift our world culture into a sustainable one. A Culture that will embody the feeling of gratitude for the gift that is this planet. I just recently got offered a opportunity from the Rocky Mountain Sustainability Center. They are going to buy me a bus ticket to Colorado for a week to certify me in permaculture design. They want to give me resources to assist me on my travels, such as information on other eco villages providing me with a network of like minds. I will be going up there to meet the faces behind the organization, and connecting with their many sustainable partners. After this I plan to make my way to Augusta Georgia to see my brothers and mother. I have not seen them in almost a year, it would be a blessing to spend a month or two with them before I depart on my journey. This will also gives me a great opportunity to put more structure to this voyage. I am anxious to see what comes of this fund me website. I'm grateful for any contribution that is sent my way. I will use it consciously.
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A update has been long over due. I apologize for my lack of communication on this. My attention has been focused else where for the past several months. My mind was directed towards many things, such as : my East Coast Eco-village Tour.

I have been given the title of ambassador for GreenFire Ecoministries ( www.greenfireecoministry.org ), I am able to receive assistance from GreenFire so that I can fulfill my purpose. Which is to be a walking encyclopedia on sustainable living.

Though, the help I receive from GreenFire is very valuable, I am still in need of generating revenue. I have adopted many new vehicles to accomplish this, but my lack of attention for this platform is unacceptable.

Gofundme is such a useful tool, and I will give effort to keeping it updated.

I sit here now with the GreenFire team on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. I returned from my East Coast Eco-village tour in late August of last year. I have been preparing myself for my next Eco-village tour on the West Coast.

During this time I have completed the Geoff Lawton Online Permaculture Design Course. Which has served as a milestone for my education. I also read Gaia's Garden the second edition, and while in the middle of the book the Author Toby Hemenway Passed away. I felt this when continuing to finish his book. I have also done countless research on sustainability, permaculture, natural building, and Eco-villages.

My time here has also given me the opportunity to establish another revenue generating system where I can simultaneously educate the public on sustainability. This system is the revolutionary platform called Steemit ( https://steemit.com/@apollomission ) .

I even managed to keep my body sharp in the mist of all these book worm activities. I integrated myself into the local martial arts community and started to attend weekly work outs, so that I could keep my MMA game strong.

There are many other things that I have been up to in the time here with the GreenFire crew.

Now I plan to embark on my West Coast Eco-village Tour next week. I will travel to Arizona for the winter. When early spring comes, I shall head west to journey my way through all the sustainable development on this side of the nation.

I look forward to all the amazing people I will meet and all the golden knowledge I will learn!

Much Love.

Apollo.
Fire in my belly.
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Update: I am currently in Augusta, Georgia with my mother and brother, spending moments in time with them before i depart on my journey. I will be here for a couple more weeks. I will be starting my east coast ecovillage and sustainability tour soon. This is all made possible with the help of The Rocky Mountain Sustainability Center ( http://www.rockymountainsustainabilitycenter.org/) and the Global Ecovillage & Sustainable Community Network ( http://www.globalecovillages.org/). I have also officially been ordained by the Greenfire Ecoministries ( http://www.greenfireecoministry.org/) and i have taken on the title of a Greenfire Ecoministries Ambassador. These credentials will help facilitate my goal on this journey. Which is to ideally help build a framework of communication and trade between these beautiful ecovillages and sustainability advocates. I want to bring the resources to the resourceful! My first stop on my path will be the Tennessee Farm and The Ecovillage Training Center ( http://www.thefarm.org/). I am very excited to experience this place, for it is the oldest ecovillage in the nation. My other stops along the way will include twin oaks community ( http://www.twinoakscommunity.org/), Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage ( http://www.dancingrabbit.org/), and the Kansas Urban Farming Guys ( http://theurbanfarmingguys.com/). These are all the places i know i'm for sure going to visit, but i'm keeping my scheduled very open and flexible to give me the option to go anywhere if the opportunity presents itself. I will be recording all my experiences to be put into a open source data base, and make this life style more accessible to the average person. I am ready to pursue this mission with every fiber of my being! I WILL live and promote the development of this way of life, for i truly believe it is the solution to all the problems we have today. This is the life i want my children to live in. I WILL succeed, with the help and support of all of you who feel my dream. Lets rise together my fellow humans! ‪#‎weareone
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I'm here in Montrose Colorado now, with the members of the Rocky mountain sustainability center. They are hosting for their team summit. After the summit end it will be discussed in detail why I'm here and what they have to offer.
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Raised by 9 people in 35 months
Created January 4, 2016
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Stacy Button
17 months ago

We just discovered GOE and your Ecoministry. Awesome. It's people like you helping drive the transition to a new world. Good on you..keep it up!

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Kimberleigh Finnegan
31 months ago
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Have a wonderful journey!

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Daryl Sprout
32 months ago
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Safe journeys brother

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AB Ben Lou
35 months ago
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Respect.

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