Buckeye Back Roads Tour cont.: Campaigning last week, we spent the weekend at Ann and Tim Miller’s small farm in Lisbon, Ohio. They practice: “Apostolic Farming.” That is, they look at farming as a sacred trust between themselves and God. To honor this, they don’t use toxic pesticides, herbacides, fertilizer… that can damage humans and the soil. And as they look at farming as a sacred vocation, they look at family as a sacred vocation as well. They don’t listen to television, they listen to each other. The children begin to learn a sound work ethic at an early age as they all pitch in around the farm to help. They pray a Rosary together every night. (Our family prayed with the Millers both Saturday and Sunday night and it was nothing short of what could be referred to as a monastic family experience.) As a result of all this very intentional parenting, I find the Miller children to be some of the most spiritually centered and emotionally grounded youth we’ve come across anywhere in the country. Note: I told CBS News in Monterey, California that to heal the country, you have to heal the family. And the Miller family in Lisbon, Ohio, is an excellent model for how we can start to do some of that.