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My Top 6 Crucial Questions for Effective Preparedness Planning

By Denis Korn

Proper preparedness ensures effective resiliency

I am continually asked by serious preppers, preparedness planners and managers, whether beginners or experienced, “What are the most important things I need to know in getting started or improving the preparedness process?” One of the most important articles I have written concerning this issue is The […]

Eschatology – Premillennialism – Apocalypticism – End Times Perspectives

Are we at the End, the Beginning, the Beginning of the End – or somewhere in-between?

By Denis Korn

I realize that some of this material may be a bit “academic” and some of the terminology may be unfamiliar, however there is much here for serious reflection and study. Posts such as this one […]

The 10 Commandments of Preparedness Planning

By Denis Korn

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 be prepared in the event of unforeseen circumstances. Be encouraged to continue this process with diligence, motivation, and […]

Vital Preparedness Planning Questions

By Denis Korn

What Road Will You Choose to Take?

For those who have read many of my other posts you will discover that I very often use questions to stimulate and motivate reflection and action. In the preparedness process there are two distinct elements or phases – the research, evaluation, discussion, planning, […]

What is Required to REALLY be Prepared?

By Denis Korn

I want to revisit a theme that I focused upon 3 posts ago, Are you Spiritually and Emotionally Prepared? Here is the last paragraph of that post:

“To believe that being prepared is just a matter of having all the right provisions safely stored away, a library of books, hundreds of […]

Be Encouraged Once Again

By Denis Korn

We live in stressful and transformative times!

My Be Encouraged post first appeared at the end of 2011 and I have received many encouraging comments about its value in these troubling times. I especially wanted to re-post this updated version after my last end-of-year reflection. It is not meant to be an […]

Are You Spiritually and Emotionally Prepared?

By Denis Korn

During this season of heightened spiritual and emotional focus, it is time once again to bring attention to the spiritual and emotional components of preparedness.

In a previous post I talked about Normalcy Bias – the mental state by which people cling to perceptions that are familiar and comfortable – and because […]

Thomas Jefferson – Another Look

By Denis Korn

The Author of the Declaration of Independence & Our Third President

An email was sent to me recently regarding Thomas Jefferson. His life was an inspiration and divine gift to our country. Given the dishonorable and regrettable state, both in modern times and currently, of our countries political, economic and […]

Here is my List of Triggering Events – What’s Yours?

By Denis Korn

In January of 2012 I posted the article below. Here is the segment of that article I want to focus upon in this updated post: As you reflect on the scenarios that you presume might – or might not – occur, think about the concept of a “triggering event.” Ask yourself, […]

7 Things Every Reputable Food Reserve Company Needs to Tell You

By Denis Korn

You must trust the company that provides you with the food you and your family will require during an emergency

I have written a number of articles dealing with trust, honesty, reflections, guidelines, questions to ask and recommendations concerning the purchasing of food reserve products. While the food you rely […]

HONESTY – The Cornerstone of Effective & Truthful Preparedness Planning

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 […]

What is Your Triggering Event?

By Denis Korn

Be Prepared to Be Prepared

2012 has arrived and with it a growing number of people believe serious physical, political and economic events could be occurring worldwide, it is once again essential to direct your attention to what I have identified as a “triggering event.” (Stay tuned, as a student […]

Your Attitude is Your Decision – Own it!

By Denis Korn

Seriously reflect on this post!

Time to look at the importance of attitude once again. Why? Look around – read the headlines – talk to family, friends, co-workers – experience the media – both mainstream and alternative – what is your attitude about the current state of our society? I […]

Eschatology and Apocalypticism – Reflections on End Times

By Denis Korn

Are we at the End or the Beginning – or somewhere in-between?

I realize that some of this material may be a bit “academic” and some of the terminology may be unfamiliar, however there is much here for serious reflection and study. Posts such as this one relate to preparedness […]

The Chicken Little & Boy Who Cried Wolf Media

By Denis Korn

Discernment Anyone?

The media I refer to is both mainstream and alternative – TV – Radio – Internet – Print – Entertainment. This brief post is a follow-up to my last post and once again the essential theme is TRUST.

At a time when our society is plagued and overwhelmed […]

Honesty – The Cornerstone of Effective Preparedness Planning

By Denis Korn –

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I have written a great deal on preparedness planning on this blog. I have given both general and specific information on the preparedness process – tips – guidelines – action steps – and numerous crucial […]

Barriers to Critical Thinking

By Denis Korn

I have decided to post this article on the barriers to critical thinking, which I use in teaching, as the 3rd in a series of posts dealing with the psychological, emotional and spiritual components of emergency and disaster preparedness planning.

Normalcy Bias – Why People are attached to Inaction

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