Category Archives: Right Side Up

The “Real” Wall Debate ~ Politics vs. Principle

Last week’s post, Walls ~ A Moral Imperative?, waded into the provocative issue of morality in regard to the proposed Southern border wall. The “wall,” and in some cases even the suggestion that it be built, was declared by certain … Continue reading

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Walls ~ A Moral Imperative?

When there are issues in the public arena that draw comments from every Tom, Dick, and Harriett with a keyboard, I tend to avoid adding to them. But sometimes, even though an issue may be getting beaten to death by … Continue reading

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Immune System Maintenance ~ Protecting the Protector

Not that it ever works, but for years I’ve suggested that if anyone decides to surprise me with some kind of party or event, they should let me know in advance. That way, I could put it on my calendar … Continue reading

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2019 Is Coming ~ The Mirrors Have Spoken

Because I don’t have a neck like an ostrich, there are some parts of me that I can’t see without help. That makes me grateful for mirrors when situations arise that require a look at those hidden areas. I don’t … Continue reading

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Christmas ~ Beyond the Manger Scenes

Another Christmas morning will dawn on us in a few days, and in a culture filled with superficial, anemic, transient, and mostly fictional hoopla, our hope and prayer for our readers is that your Christmas experience is deeper and richer … Continue reading

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A Christmas Decoration with “Substance” ~ Not Just Hot Air

It must be really confusing for children to try to understand this holiday that gets so much publicity. Not only are they given mixed messages from an ever-expanding array of sources, but most of those messages are nothing more than … Continue reading

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