Category Archives: Right Side Up

“Loss Prevention” ~ A Divine Approach

The shock on her face was unmistakable. It was a silent proclamation that the panic button had already been pushed and our relaxing Sunday afternoon had just come to a screeching halt. Actual words soon joined forces with the look … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Apply Good “Judgment”

Passing judgment on the judgment of judges is easy–much more enjoyable than being judged by others in response to judgments we made ourselves. Judges always get judged for their judgments, even in cases where the repercussions are minor. I ran … Continue reading

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Corruption ~ Freedom’s Terminal Prognosis

It’s that red-white-and-blue Independence Day time again, time to unpack the beach wear, fire up the barbeque, and get ready for the annual parade of pyrotechnic creativity. It’s also a time when we should pull our minds away from the … Continue reading

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Immigration Outrage ~ A Fire Ant Mentality

Our six-year-old grandson was about to undertake an important infrastructure improvement project in the neighborhood where they lived, and I got the special privilege of being invited to help. He lined up his collection of toy dump trucks, excavators, and … Continue reading

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“Beholding” Father’s Day

It’s barely a month after surviving the challenge of Mother’s Day, and our overwhelmed lives are confronted with yet another demand for some significant indication of parental appreciation. Now we have to think up something that we can do for … Continue reading

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Words with No “Wiggle Room”

Not only does the month of June sort of kick Summer into gear, it has historically been the month when we’re most likely to get a wedding invitation. The June wedding tradition apparently goes all the way back to Roman … Continue reading

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