Category Archives: prayer

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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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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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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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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Memories of loved ones

Yesterday I was cleaning out a freezer and there were things that needed pitched in the trash. Most of what needed thrown away was in ice cream tubs. I always save broth, ham scraps, etc from our Wednesday dinners to … Continue reading

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Another chance at today – how will you begin it?

Don’t you wish that when you receive a call for your last chance at extending your car warranty that it was really your last chance? You know they will call again. It’s the same with junk mail. “This is your … Continue reading

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My Hope

This morning I had a couple of things that almost seem connected to motivate me to make time for a blog post. The first was what happened yesterday in Washington, DC. The second was a memory from five years ago … Continue reading

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No longer worried… about oil at least

I was born in 1962.  I remember riding around with my dad in the late 1960’s as we looked for the cheapest gas.  I remember it being in the 30 cent range.  I am a child of the 70’s.  In … Continue reading

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Holy Holy HOLY are You Lord!

I spoke with someone on the phone this morning who suffered a death in their family.  In addition, because of travel they are self-quarantining for two weeks.  They will need groceries, and I told them to give me a call … Continue reading

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