Category Archives: salvation

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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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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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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Not even Chick-fil-A is perfect

Many paramedics and EMT’s I run with love to stop at Chick-fil-A on the way back from the hospital and we stop several times a month. Things usually go pretty smoothly. But because you are dealing with humans, once in … 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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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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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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That face looks familiar

Last night I went to the church to check on things as I do nearly every night. I saw something unusual at the edge of the parking lot so I went to investigate. It turns out it was a pretty … 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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