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Patriot Express Newsletter Edition #139

Fellow Patriots,

Greetings and welcome to the Patriot Express Newsletter Edition #139. Thanks for sharing your time with us here at the PENL and Hope for Survival. We welcome readers daily from around America and beyond. We appreciate your desire to check out what we say and things we are doing to help preparers become self-reliant. The numbers are increasing which says more and more citizens are waking up to the world around them.

I wanted to thank everyone for your emails, cards, calls, text and handwritten letters sent to me the past few weeks. Your kind words of support are treasured and read often in the late hours of the evening. We are in this mess together and I take to heart what you share to me. Thank you. We must continue forward daily and when the weight of the day is heavy, we must dig deeper and lean on our faith and determination. Don't give up and don't weaken in your efforts because that is what is wanted by the evils of this world. Our strength is in our faith and numbers of righteous who want what is best for our family and great nation.

Ms. Lucy and I had a productive week with other local Patriots in our community. We joined two four other HF Patriots for dinner and then we enjoyed a Christmas presentation from the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. On Sunday after church, we joined four HFS Patriot sisters and brothers to grab lunch together and a great chat on many topics. We also got to do dinner at a Patriot families house to enjoy fresh fried fish and other goodies. Let me tell you, our brother can fry some amazing fish. Maybe the best if I may say so. It is rare I have this much time to join others but it's the holidays and time to appreciate our extended family around us. Thanks to everyone for sharing your time with us.

We have another busy week ahead at HFS. I will be heading to Alabama for a Friday night presentation on preparedness at a church outside of Huntsville and then a meeting with the HFS Patriot group on Saturday morning. We will then rally up for a HFS lunch gathering with HFS Patriots and other Patriots from the area. It is always great to spend time with our HFS family and Patriot sisters and brothers. I will journey to Crossville, TN on Sunday to share lunch with the Crossville, TN team led by Festus. I'm shooting to visit Waynesville, NC for a lunch rally on Friday, Dec 17th, 2021. More details to follow soon. I plan to be in Roxboro, NC on December 28th or 29th to meet with HFS Patriot sisters and new preparers coming aboard to form a new HFS Node/Team/Tribe.

It will be great to see these folks again. Please keep us in your prayers as we spend a lot of time on the road and also pray for effective use of time to achieve positive results to help our Patriots and communities around the areas being visited. Thank you.

Let us move along...

Thursday Zoom Rallies – Rally #77 was conducted with a full slate of information to share and discuss with the group. Topics included staying the course and remain prepared. We also covered what signs to watch for to indicate SHTF has arrived. We then discussed team unity and support to leadership. We ended the rally with the regular "chatter that matters where participants can speak on any preparedness topic. Thanks to everyone who could attend.

Hope for Survival YouTube and Odysee Channels- If you have not already, please consider subscribing to the HFS YouTube and HFS Odysee channels. We would appreciate your consideration. Because I still work a full time day job, time is limited and I have not been able to set up a routine schedule for recording and posting videos yet. Thanks for hanging with me. Share the link with family and friends. Thanks to everyone who subscribed in the past week few weeks.

HFS Mobile Training:

If you would like HFS to come to your community to conduct training classes or speak on the importance of preparedness feel free to contact me.

Communications: You can now follow HFS social media on the following outlets:

Facebook – Hope for Survival

YouTube Channel – Hope for Survival

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Rumble - HopeforSurvival (Platform established. Videos coming soon)

Connect and give me a shout. Share with family and friends.

Guest and Newcomers

If you are a guest or newcomer to the HFS journey, please check out this link for additional

information offered through HFS.

Hope for Survival books: Christmas is quickly getting to our door step. Do you have family members or friends who dabble with preparedness or someone you want to get started in preparedness? Then now is a great time to order and receive copies of my two preparedness books. In the past HFS members purchase books for family members who may be in their early stages of preparedness.

If you would like to buy multiple books of one type or both, email me to let me know and I will work out a special deal for you.

You can obtain information on the two HFS books at this link: Survival, Preparedness, Disaster Management for individuals or family (

Hope for Survival - How Food, Water, Shelter, and Security Could Save Your Life (Book 1)

Hope for Survival - The Mindset (Book 2)

We must make this brief public announcement to protect the innocent.

Ding, Ding, Ding....Attention HFS readers..... Opinions shared in this newsletter are just that, opinions, and nothing more. Read at your own risk. The owner and author of this site is not responsible for hurt feelings or thin-skinned readers. I do my best to show restraint and respect to the best extent possible. I take as many precautions as possible and try to remain as nonpolitical as possible, however, there are times when I just can't help but point certain things out. Occasionally I use words only Patriots recognize and understand. It's not personal against any non-Patriot. It's just the truth. Sometimes we must pull up our spenders and suck it up. Just saying. Stay the course, read what you want, and avoid the rest. Avoid fear porn as much as possible and the day will be okay. When all else fails… Keep the faith and always have Hope.

Let’s move along and get to some thoughts...

Thoughts for the week

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Preparedness -

Preparers Checklist -

This is probably the most unique set of checklist you will ever encounter. The HFS Thursday Zoom Group worked on this project in October to set up a checklist for the top 10 preparedness topics and resources. I believe you will find these items to be very different than most checklist you have used or encountered previously. Check this out and have fun doing so.

I want to extend a bit thanks to our preparers who participated during the month of October to put this together and complete the project. Great job Patriots.

Top 10 Checklist Areas

(Excludes Weapons and Ammo)

1. Water

- Plan – Identify your primary, alternate and secondary sources

- Water filtration item or system for the home or mobile gear