Category Archives: Wake Up Calls

Political Heat ~ And a Fiery Encounter with Jesus

Intrigue and allegations permeate the political atmosphere these days as we approach another Election Day on Tuesday here in our home state of Virginia. The indefatigable efforts of politicians and their willing cohorts in the press seem intent on keeping … Continue reading

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Frankenstein Gets a Makeover ~ Scarier Now Than Ever

We’re on the cusp of yet another American Halloween night, and the usual trappings have already been on display for weeks. Millions of Americans engage in rather elaborate and sometimes expensive preparation for celebrating a night of artificial terror. Vampire … Continue reading

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Weinstein & Hollywood ~ Have We Finally Had Enough?

My grandfather was a reasonably patient guy, but his quiet endurance had its limits and finding out exactly where those limits were was an irresistible mystery my brother and I sought to solve every day. Since video games hadn’t been … Continue reading

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A Time-limited Offer

I once read about a new group being formed that I really wanted to join. There was an opportunity for securing membership at a very attractive reduced rate, and the announcement included a flavor of urgency with this statement: “This … Continue reading

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A “Flood” of Opportunities

This is the weekend that we celebrate the concept of work here in America.  We pause to honor all of our citizens who engage in it and whose labor sustains the shining symbol of freedom and prosperity that America represents … Continue reading

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Slavery Worth Protesting!

This may be something you haven’t heard in a while—an actual piece of bona fide good news. We could all use some after a week that included threats of a North Korean nuclear holocaust, a bloody “radical left vs. radical … Continue reading

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