Identify the Enemy…before you fire!

In a war, of any kind, there are decisions to be made, battle lines to be drawn, and weapons to be fired. It is imperative that we correctly identity the enemy! If a watchman is given a certain area to patrol, and he sees something moving in the brush, and that thing–whatever it is–is coming […]

Welcome…

You know the feeling… That feeling you get when you’re walking up to a friend’s house for a party, or when you’re getting together with family for Easter dinner. It’s a warmth, an anticipation…an excitement. You know that you are ‘Welcome’ and that you will be celebrated, as you ‘celebrate’ the others in attendance. If […]

Open War Is Upon You…

In the Lord of the Rings, the Two Towers, Theodin, King of Rohan, has been released from the spell which has held him captive for years. He has come to his senses, and now realizes the precarious position his people are in, as an army of Urukai come toward them. He is counseled by Gandalf […]