Author Archives: scottknowlton

God gives grace to the humble

Sports fans saw something unusual this week as two of the country’s most prestigious college football schools had their head football coaches resign their positions to take other jobs. Typically, Notre Dame and Oklahoma are the ones that coaches jump … Continue reading

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Victory in Jesus

Diane ordered a “Black Friday” laptop to assist her in her health and beauty aids business. I thought she said it was going to be delivered today so naturally when the FedEx van pulled in this morning I met the … Continue reading

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calling the power company

This morning I was at the church and the auxiliary lights came on. That’s how I realized the power was out. I immediately got a text from Diane telling me the power was off at home as well. Next I … Continue reading

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A Day to Be Thankful to God

Satan put a bag of KitKats on the table inside the front door of the Short Gap Volunteer Fire Company. Actually, Luke Harrison put them there, but when he did so I told Luke those were my kryptonite. You can … Continue reading

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If you are saved… you are empowered

I was on an ambulance call the other day when our Short Gap ambulance was across the mountain helping out Cresaptown. There was a medic on the scene, but they did not have an ambulance. The patient was having back … Continue reading

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Cleaning up my mess

The Short Gap Volunteer Fire Company has been hosting wrestling events. Being that I have 45+ years of food experience, I have headed up the concessions for the events. That is where the department makes their money. After the wrestling, … Continue reading

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An expert in the field

I saw a head shaking headline about NBC adding a financial guru to give viewers advice. The headline was obviously not from NBC as they would never have advertised it this way: “NBC brings on Robert Smith to offer financial … Continue reading

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Things that mattered then

Yesterday I was the EMT on an ambulance call for a 90 year old woman who was injured in a ground level fall. When caring for folks in the back of the ambulance, there are EMT assessments and protocols I … Continue reading

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Settling in

This week was a pleasant break from the sudden onset of early winter temperatures a couple of weeks ago that had forced me to put the plants I want to save through the winter in the garage. One day this … Continue reading

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Calling In The Big Guns

I have a friend who lives in the south who I texted today for the first time in five months. I wrote, “How are you doing?” And he wrote back, “Hello God’s calling in the big guns good to hear … Continue reading

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