Originally Posted By: Taurus
All the gear and supplies in the world will be of no use if you are unable to face a bad situation mentally.

Here is where I disagree. Having the right supplies provides a level of comfort. Knowing I have them at my disposal does offer some relief.

Jeanette Isabelle
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