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Honesty – The Cornerstone of Preparedness and the 6 Essential Questions

By Denis Korn

You are encouraged to visit our product website, PrepareDirect, featuring the finest in emergency preparedness and outdoor adventure products.

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 […]

Wisdom – Discernment – Truth – Deceit and Delusion

It appears self-evident that our country and society will be tested and subjected to events of great consequence and magnitude. We must be equipped spiritually, emotionally and physically to prevail during the months ahead. […]

12 Crucial Questions of Preparedness Planning

By Denis Korn

Of the 15 Foundational Articles on the right hand column of this blog, I believe this to be the primary foundational article required for effective and thorough preparedness planning.

It is featured this month for those who may not be familiar with these essential questions, or who need to be […]

Barriers to Critical Thinking & The 7 Essential Questions for Reflection

By Denis Korn

I am sharing once again what has been one of the most read of all my posts – Barriers to Critical Thinking. It continues to be even more timely given the issues that we face as a country and as a civilization today. I re-post and update this article periodically and […]

Is the Entire Family Secure and Responsible in an Emergency?

By Denis Korn

Is your entire family prepared for emergencies at all times?

Recent events has bought us catastrophic circumstances that have had devastating and lasting effects on thousands of people around the world. I pray that you take this advice seriously.

Recent conversations have motivated me to post once again this important article.

I […]

Barriers to Critical Thinking & The Battle of Two Wolves

By Denis Korn

I am sharing once again what has been one of the most read of all my posts – Barriers to Critical Thinking. It continues to be even more timely given the issues that we face as a country and as a civilization today.

This is a blog site that primarily focuses […]

Why Are So Many Christians Being Called to Prepare

By Denis Korn

What’s your calling?

The time is appropriate once again (this was last posted at Learn To Prepare in Jan. 2012) 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 […]

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, discerning […]

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 upon […]

HONESTY – The Cornerstone of Effective & Truthful Preparedness Planning

By Denis Korn

You are encouraged to visit our product website, PrepareDirect, featuring the finest in emergency preparedness and outdoor adventure products.

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 […]

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 […]

Be Encouraged

By Denis Korn

We live in interesting times!

If you should find yourself reading this article tucked away on this website it is because you were guided here to be encouraged. It is not meant to be an article about preparedness or outdoor adventure – it is here to be a brief rest from […]

The 10 Commandments of Preparedness

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, […]

Are You Being Deceived? Trust – Confusion – Critical Thinking

By Denis Korn

Can you discern the truth from the lie?

“There is SO much confusing information out there on the web. One does not know what & who to trust anymore?”

This was the opening sentence of an email I recently received from Michael – a gentleman who is a MD and […]

Normalcy Bias – Why People are Attached to Inaction

By Denis Korn

You life depends on being awake!

In the 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 it seems […]

Preparedness and The Meaning of Life

A reflection by Denis Korn

A recent discussion with a friend stimulated me into thinking once again about one of Mankind’s most enduring and fundamental questions – What is the meaning of life? Thousands of books, articles and posts have been devoted to this greatest of questions.

So what does this vital issue have to […]

Reflections on Fear and Preparedness

By Denis Korn

This is the first in a series of posts on fear and its influence on emergency preparedness planning, actions and being self-reliant. The purpose of these posts is not to give you some magic formula on how to live without fear. I simply wish to point out some insights for your reflection. […]

Is the family secure when you're away?

By Denis Korn

A recent conversation during an interview reminded me of a presentation I made some years back to a large gathering of preparedness professionals. This convention consisted of folks who came from all over the country and of course this meant that they would be gone from their families for a few […]

Are we vulnerable?

Being prepared for emergencies is simply a good and proper idea and a prudent action to take. If you need examples of why, look to the past and refer to the natural disasters, financial disruption, and man-made devastation that has occurred. Then look at the present for more evidence of potential tribulations and peril. Where […]