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Essential Home and Vehicle Emergency Kit and Family Preparedness Information

The uncertainty of the times requires appropriate preparation and answering the questions contained in this article. […]

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. […]

Critical Thinking is Not Conducted in a Vacuum

I consider this to be one of the most important posts I have made, because of the seriousness condition of the current state of our nation. While I believe that developing critical thinking skills is essential in all aspects of our life, it is especially important when you are evaluating and determining sources and provisions for emergency and disaster preparedness. […]

The Gift of Encouragement

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. It is not meant to be an article about preparedness or outdoor […]

Why Are So Many Christians Being Called To Prepare?

By Denis Korn

The time is appropriate to share an article written prior to Y2K. The title was the original title – Today it could be expanded to ask: Why Are So Many People of Diverse Communities Being Called to Prepare? While this was written 13 years ago to a Christian audience, it is […]

What Are The Most Important Elements of Preparedness?

By Denis Korn

There is an extraordinary fixation in our current culture with all the trappings of physical survival – given the perception of imminent collapse, chaos and oppression. The degree of hysteria and response to this phenomena is unprecedented in the 39 years I have been in the preparedness industry, and I will soon […]

A Triggering Event – What could it Possibly Be?

By Denis Korn

These times require being alert and awake! “The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance.” ~ John Curran

As more and more bizarre and disturbing worldwide incidents unfold before our eyes, the focus on a triggering event that will shake the complacent and apathetic into action becomes […]

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 […]

How Serious Must an Event Be Before You Act? – The Trigger!

By Denis Korn

Be Prepared to Be Prepared

A growing number of people believe serious physical, political and economic events are occurring worldwide, it is once again essential to direct your attention to what I have identified as a “triggering event.”

Simply put, if you are still hesitating to prepare for emergencies or disasters, I […]

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 […]

2012 – Intrigue – Deception – Hype – Hope – What else?

By Denis Korn

2012 – What was the truth?

Each year as I grow older – and hopefully wiser – I have a greater variety of experiences from which to draw while reflecting on the passing years. While my focus in sharing has been in the context of emergency preparedness for the unforeseen, I […]

Crucial Questions & Essential Information About Grab-and-Go Bags & Vehicle Preparedness

By Denis Korn

As I write this post there are severe warnings concerning the weather conditions on the East Coast. This “Frankenstorm” is considered to be catastrophic. If this doesn’t motivate the population to seriously evaluate being prepared and taking effective action – What will it take? Must we wait for an even greater […]

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 moral […]

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, […]

Barriers to Critical Thinking – Another Look

By Denis Korn

Evaluate – Embrace – Embody

I am posting once again what has been one of the most read of all my posts. It continues to be even more timely given the issues that we face as a country and as a civilization today. As an observer of the current events in […]

Industry Report – March 2012

By Denis Korn

Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim California

I attended the Natural Food Expo two weeks ago and I thought I might share some observations. In conjunction with the Expo – where I look for new offerings and connect with suppliers and manufacturers – I have been contacting other primary suppliers to […]

Why Are So Many Christians Being Called to Prepare?

By Denis Korn

What's your calling?

The time is appropriate to share an article written prior to Y2K. The title was the original title – Today it could be expanded to ask: Why Are So Many People of Diverse Communities Being Called to Prepare? While this was written 13 years ago to a Christian […]

Excerpt from: “Why we elect liars as leaders”

By Denis Korn

Do you have the discernment skills to tell the difference?

I was going over some old articles I used when teaching Critical Thinking at our local college. This brief excerpt caught my eye especially given the political and corporate climate of the present.

I always admired the perceptive and truthful discernment […]

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 by […]