Category Archives: Obstacles

A little yeast…or baking powder

Last week I made biscuits. I am not talking about canned or frozen biscuits, but homemade biscuits. I always bought frozen pucks and baked them, and they were pretty good, but they are so expensive! One time I decided to … Continue reading

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Thanks for reminding me to not give up

This morning I worked for a couple of hours on a blog post. As I was finishing it, I realized what the Lord was giving me was not the blog post for today, but was instead the perfect ending for … Continue reading

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When things appear to be spinning out of control

Diane will not buy any bread but Schmidt Baking’s 647 bread and buns. It is called 647 because the bread has 6 net carbs, 40 calories, and 7 grams of fiber. On a recent pack there was an ink smear … Continue reading

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Getting from “does He” to “He does”

This morning I was checking in with a friend who has a big life event coming up and the Lord put it on my mind to text them this morning. In the conversation one text I wrote was, “You have … Continue reading

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For the glory of God

Today I am wearing a shirt that many people would throw away. These fire department shirts were very new when the Covid hit early last year. but this one looks old because it has bleach spots on it. I also … Continue reading

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How it ends

One of my Facebook memories from five years ago today shows our perennial flower bed. Someone had left two plastic flamingos in our yard upon our return from a vacation. The same picture would show many changes five years later. … Continue reading

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Seasons and the season that never ends

My wife Diane is in Myrtle Beach this week….again. Brenda Long is running on the ambulance…again. Weekly church dinners will soon begin…again. Diane’s beach days are coming to an end for the summer because our little beach house is rented … Continue reading

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Leaders and Followers

Today on an ambulance call I was one of two EMT’s who got the ambulance out and then a paramedic showed up on the scene. I was also the driver. As the driver I do what the paramedic or EMT … Continue reading

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Too small (at the moment) for my britches

I was going through some blue jeans this morning and there was a pair that was too big. They were not always too big. At one time they fit. I hope they never fit again. But if history is any … Continue reading

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A good time to be His

Yesterday I got an email with an offer to buy one of our vehicles. It was an email regarding our 2016 Toyota Prius. The timing was funny to me because in the last couple of days someone said to me … Continue reading

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