Category Archives: Right Side Up

Prelude to Easter, Part 3 ~ Preparing for Brutality … and “Justice”

As Easter approaches, we’re reminded again that the events we celebrate represent conflict. Easter recounts the ultimate battle between life and death, and it occurs to me that there’s something about us humans that finds conflict strangely appealing. For instance, … Continue reading

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Prelude to Easter, Part 2 ~ Preparing for Betrayal

During a grad school class in Neuropsychology, my classmates and I received an unusual invitation from the professor who asked if any of us wanted to observe a brain surgery procedure at the local hospital. He was obviously proud to … Continue reading

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Prelude to Easter, Part 1 ~ Preparing for Battle

“Resurrection Sunday”, as many like to call Easter, is only about a month away and around the world, Christians are preparing to celebrate. Multitudes in this country are hoping and praying that the current decline in COVID cases will herald … Continue reading

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“The Love Month” Part 4 ~ A Love Gauge that Works

We human beings are obsessed with identifying things and then measuring and analyzing them. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a lifeless hunk of rock, or a living thing. If it exists, we can’t be satisfied until we figure out what … Continue reading

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“The Love Month” Part 3 ~ A Love We Don’t Write Songs About

I love music. Well…, in the interest of full disclosure, I should qualify that statement a bit and admit right up front that I’m probably a little opinionated regarding that subject. What I mean is that I love music that … Continue reading

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“The Love Month” Part 2 ~ Love According to God

As another Valentine’s Day looms ahead, there’s a simple, but important principle worth considering, and it reminds me of a dear friend back in our home state. She is, in the opinion of many, an authentic aficionado when it comes … Continue reading

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