So what do you get when you meet cross someone who is firm in their righteous convictions, has a lot of rural life experience and is not afraid to say it like it is? You get our guest, Patrice Lewis of Rural-Revolution.com . We had the great opportunity to meet Patrice in person at the Colorado Springs Self Reliance Expo and she took some time out to talk with us.
You may know Patrice from her weekly column on WND (World Net Daily), but in the small chance that you have not read her column, listen in today as we talk to her about rural life, home schooling, and so much more. If you think that this is sugar coated pleasantries, then please turn up your volume for a dose of “In-your-face stuff from an opinionated rural north Idaho housewife.”
Chaya and Wilson introduce the show, then you hear our interview Patrice Lewis. Afterwards Chaya and Wilson chat about canning, homeschooling, homesteading and much more.
We talk about:
-Patrice’s weekly columns in WND (World Net Daily) covering socio-economic issues affecting families
-How she started with Rural-Revolution, “In-your-face stuff from an opinionated rural north Idaho housewife.”
-Embracing the rural life and the struggles with it. But if you go into it without the romantic notions you will have an easier time with the adjustment.
-The Three H’s and the road to freedom: Homesteading, Homeschooling and Home Businessing
-Partnering with nature, and learning from that Created order.
-“The buck stops here.” Taking responsibility for homesteading.
-People are getting fed up with the “easy.”
-Advice to bloggers on holding the high ground in discussing sensitive views out in the public forum of ideas.
-Homeschoolers making a significant contribution to the preparedness movement as it goes forward.
-Watching the children’s development in home school and getting to partner in every child’s unique skills.
-The pride of satisfaction of taking that hard work from a summer canning project off the shelf on a cold winter’s night. What makes Patrice passionate about canning.
-Wilson & Chaya discuss:
-Military Mom who involved her children in canning.
-Free shipping to APO/FPO military families overseas
-Self-Reliance Expo in Colorado Springs
-Commentary on the interview with Patrice Lewis
-Simplicity Primer—a great book!
Pro Deo et Patria