“Conflict. With what ready ease I can claim my stance on any given issue until I find mysefl standing on the other side of that topic. Take guns, for example, please, take one and carry it with reverence, pride, well- being and confidence. Carry it according to the law. I, for one, never thought about this until I was on the wrong end of one. I think that was the turning point propelling me into the skilled shooter I was to become. That age-old echo of, “Never Again,” rang continuously in my psyche and when the opportunity arose to learn to use a pistol, I embraced it. Looking back, I should have been much more pro-active in my weapons carrying, but at least, when the time came, I recognized the benefits and fully immersed myself to become the best, most confident, most competent, safe weapons handler I could. It all started with being on the wrong end of a gun at the tender young age of twenty. I was definitely in th wrong place at the wrong time, fully unprepared, but, never again. The profound life changing experience of indescribable and immeasurable fear showed me that every notion I had previously entertained regarding the topic of firearms was worthless. There was no more conflict for me regarding my stance on guns. They are a necessary and wise implement of safety and protection for the .
How ready are you when conflict should blight your life? ”