We look at the question two ways: (1) how much do we want to have? and (2) how much land do we really need?
Amanda is fond of the prayer of Jabez in 1 Chronicles: “Increase my lands.” Lee accuses of her of the philosophy typical of people who own land in the country: “All I want is what’s mine and what’s next to it.” And we do like wandering around in the forest. But what we really need is a lot less. Also: the joys of staying simple and resilient.