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Triggering Events

As you reflect on the scenarios that you presume might – or might not – occur, think about the concept of a “triggering event.” Ask yourself, What are the triggering events that will motivate me to immediate action? […]

A Message of Encouragement

I felt a personal calling to write and share this prayer of encouragement as a gift to those needing some uplifting words during distressing events and the constant perpetration by media and government of crisis, fear and hysteria. […]

Evacuate – Essential Guidelines Updated

The timeliness of this information cannot be overstated! The uncertainty of the times requires appropriate preparation and answering the questions contained in this article. […]

Why Are So Many People of Diverse Communities Being Called to Prepare?

I knew then that Y2K was just a wake-up call for more serious potential events yet to come years into the future – that future is with us now. […]

Aliveness as an Essential Attitude

I want to take this opportunity to share some thoughts and insights on the value of ALIVENESS. Evaluate – embrace – and embody the actions and attitudes that awaken in us the exhilaration of ALIVENESS. […]

Evacuate Now – Essential Guidelines

By Denis Korn

Important November 2018 update.

This post, Evacuate Now – Essential Guidelines, is one of the most important posts I have written.

I am posting it again in light of the devastating fires that have occurred here in Northern California last year and this year. This year’s fire, which occurred just a couple […]

A Simple and Concise Guide to the Preparedness Process

By Denis Korn

It is time once again to evaluate one of the Foundational Articles. I have presented here a simple and concise guide to the preparedness process. You are encouraged to treat this information seriously! You are also invited to read other articles and posts that go into detail regarding various facets […]

Fear and its Influence on Emergency Preparedness

Understanding the affect of fear on one’s attitude and actions before – during – and after a disaster or catastrophe is essential to right action, peace of mind and survival. […]

Plato’s Allegory of the Cave – Revisited

Since we live in a season of unprecedented deceit, corruption and confusion, and we cry out and pray for serious help in discerning the times, I am once again posting my article on Plato’s Allegory of the Cave. […]

Denial and Inaction – Why Normalcy Bias?

By Denis Korn

You life depends on being awake!

In the over 40 years that I have been involved in the emergency preparedness industry one fundamental question always emerges – especially after a significant disaster – why are so many people in denial of a possible or impending disaster when to many others […]

The Ten Commandments of Responsible Preparedness Planning

By Denis Korn

I am once again posting this popular article. Responsible preparedness planning is never out of date.

Be prepared for taking action!

1. Thou shalt acknowledge oneself for being responsible

You have made a wise and sound decision and have chosen to take responsibility for you and your family, and to […]

A Gift of Encouragement

We live in stressful and transformative times – seek encouragement! […]

About Attitude – An Encouragement

I am convinced and truly believe that the most important element in emergency and disaster preparedness is one’s attitude. […]

Barriers to Critical Thinking & The 7 Essential Questions

It is essential that one develops an effective foundation and skill set for critical evaluation and assessment of facts and circumstances that lead to actions that are effectual, appropriate and beneficial. […]

The Idolatry of Self-Reliance Revisited

By Denis Korn

It is time once again to share an article I posted two years ago and this is an appropriate companion to my last post Spiritual Survival. As current political and social events continue to become more and more critical, the significance of this post becomes more and more essential. While the […]

Spiritual Survival

By Denis Korn

Be guided by the Holy Spirit

Stuff is Important – Attitude is Essential – Spiritual Survival is Indispensable

Without the proper embodiment of Spiritual Survival – physical survival is incomplete and imperfect, and can be irrelevant.

I have written in a number of articles at this blog on […]

Honesty – The Cornerstone of Preparedness and the 6 Essential Questions

By Denis Korn

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It is time once again to call attention to a previous post regarding a most essential factor in preparing for emergencies or disasters – HONESTY! This subject is not to be overlooked […]

10 Foundational Elements of Emergency Preparedness Planning – Revisited

By Denis Korn

Let us pray that 2017 will be a year of right living, right thinking, right planning, discernment and an attitude of true hope and faith. May the Truth be with you and may you discover who you can truly trust!

These 10 Foundational Elements of Emergency Preparedness Planning – AND RESILIENCY – […]

The Times Require Critical Thinking Skills

Are there enough people left in our society and culture that developing essential critical thinking skills will make a difference? Are forces behind the scene so in control that whatever the outcome of this election – if it is held – that they are now in a position to manipulate events and fulfill their agenda? […]

Tipping Points and Triggering Events for Action

A simple way to begin a dialog is to develop a list of tipping points and triggering events that might occur that will encourage your dissenting friends and relatives into action. […]