Category Archives: peace

The lost cicada

In our area of WV we have been listening to cicadas for a couple few weeks now. Those are without a doubt among the strangest of creatures. This brood lives in the ground for 17 years and then emerges 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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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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He can do anything

Diane was at the beach last week and took a picture of the sunrise on the beach and the full moon in the sky in the opposite direction, both in the sky at the same time. When there is a … Continue reading

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Trust me? Perhaps.

The Short Gap Volunteer Fire Company is nearing the end of a building expansion. We cannot wait. It has been tough having vehicles stacked three deep. We have been going in and out of the doors at back of the … 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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The boring life

Yesterday I told a 9 year old that trusting Jesus for salvation and then living the rest of your life for Jesus is not boring. And this morning I sit in my office looking out (through a banana tree that … Continue reading

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Like the weather…

This is the time of the year when people might say, “You do not like the current weather? Just wait an hour.” Today it will be in the 70’s and two days later my weather app says the high will … Continue reading

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The great toilet paper shortage of 2020

I have been up by 5 am the last several mornings. I hope that does not become a habit. While I love mornings, that is a little too early. This morning I headed to the church to make hot dog … Continue reading

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Something about today

Several weeks ago I was on an ambulance call and I blogged about it here. I was there when one of the patient’s daughters’ said, from that valley, “God is good.” I was there to say “all the time” and … Continue reading

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