Category Archives: Obstacles

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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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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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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Failure is not final

This morning I was making some mini chocolate mocha cheesecakes in cupcake pans. I have made them before with foil cupcake liners. Today, I went with a simple non-stick spray and no liner. Let me say that turned out to … Continue reading

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Worth saving

Yesterday there was a bee in the basement. After some investigating I realized it was a honeybee so I scooped it up and placed it outside on a plant. Honeybees are vital to pollinating our food, they provide honey, and … Continue reading

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Always right there

Yesterday Diane and I had an out of town appointment. I took coffee with me in my favorite cup. It is my favorite because it holds twice as much coffee, keeps it hot for hours, and Diane got it for … Continue reading

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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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