Category Archives: Wake Up Calls

A World Changing Proposition

This past week marked the 19th year since the most shocking and devastating day our country has endured since the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. On September 11, 2001, the nation found itself confronted with a common enemy whose … Continue reading

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Blinded Minds (Part IV Cont’d, Follow the Leader Series)

I stood at the edge of the tool shed roof looking down at the ground with my heart pounding as my small hand gripped the handle of Grandma’s umbrella. I pictured myself floating gently to the ground, and shooting my … Continue reading

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Blinded Minds (Part IV, Follow the Leader Series)

The old adage, “Seeing is believing,” proclaims the value of visual observation, and every court and legal system ever devised has confirmed that eyewitness testimony is a source of powerful and convincing evidence. Saying “I saw it with my own … Continue reading

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Blind Rage (Part III, Follow the Leader Series)

For a clearer picture of the potentially devastating kind of blindness we’d like to consider as we continue our series, let’s talk about tools for a minute. I’ve always been intrigued with tools. In my early years on a little … Continue reading

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Blind Allegiance ~ Trust with a Nasty Twist (Part II, Follow the Leader Series)

In the Disney movie, Aladdin, there’s a scene early in the film in which Aladdin and his new-found friend, who’s really a Princess in disguise, are catching their breath and enjoying what was becoming a romantic moment in Aladdin’s quarters. … Continue reading

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When ‘Follow the Leader’ Takes an Absurd Twist – Series, Part I

It occurs to me that 2020 has provided us with an unprecedented number of opportunities to apply the term, “unprecedented.” That may be an impressive achievement, but it isn’t particularly encouraging, since the term seems to be most often applied … Continue reading

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