Tag Archives: Right Side Up Thinking in an Upside Down World

A Stormy Test of Faith

For as long as I can remember, I’ve found the mystery of what goes on inside or beneath the surface of mechanical devices incredibly compelling. I don’t know exactly when the mystery of how things work first began to captivate … Continue reading

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Labor Day ~ “Workin’ on It?”

A scene in a movie done a few decades ago included a line that I find intriguing. The setting was one of those “wild west” towns that Hollywood is famous for creating, but while the original setting may belong in … Continue reading

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God’s Plea Deal ~ Only Offered to the Guilty

For some time now, most of our mainstream newsrooms and media studios have looked like an ongoing “reality TV” series featuring daily episodes of anti-Trump convulsions. Lately, the guilty verdict in the trial of one of the President’s former associates … Continue reading

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Spiritual Decline ~ Not Just a Catholic Crisis

My definition of “crisis” and my approach to crisis intervention changed as I moved from one developmental stage to another. New discoveries, expanded awareness, and exposure to new experiences changed my perspective of what’s important. For instance, the grass around … Continue reading

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“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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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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