Our older children remember building the home. From the ground up. In the Self-Help Building Program where you put in 30 hours of sweat equity per week for 9 or 10 months. My father-in-law drove up from McMinnville, Oregon every other weekend to contribute hours.
Pictured: The foundation of our home, 19 years ago this month.
he is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when a flood arose, the stream broke against that house and could not shake it, because it had been well built. Luke 6:48 ESV