For Christians, but even those outside of the Christian faith, the very word “conversion’ often connotes our story from Acts this morning, the conversion of Saul. It’s the paradigmatic conversion story. The stunning “out of his control” reality that confronts Saul on the road to Damascus is a blinding light and a voice that basically asks, “What the heck are you doing, Saul?” and then commands Saul to “Get up and go!” It is an inexplicable “about face.”