Category Archives: trust

The certainty and uncertainty

If you’re going to see a beautiful sunrise at the beach you gotta have some clouds. Clouds we have this morning at the beach. What is less certain is whether it is going to be a beautiful sunrise. You just … Continue reading

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When you cut an ugly cake

My wife Diane is a sprinkle-loving master decorator when it comes to cakes, cookies, and cupcakes. The other day she was very busy and I told her I would cover the desserts for our night of serving at the mission. … Continue reading

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The cat, the carrier, and the chaos

Yesterday Diane took Mr. Kitty for his vet check up. Mr. Kitty has been out of the house about three times in the last two years that we’ve had him. He is very content in the house and never makes … Continue reading

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“pay once, use forever”

I recently got an email from a company that helps non-profits get discounted software. The email said if users want Microsoft “pay once, use forever” software that it must be requested by December 29. Microsoft has been moving away from … Continue reading

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A simple clean up – guaranteed

A couple of weeks ago I decided I was going to start using crock pot liners for foods that make for difficult clean ups. Over the last 15 years of doing weekly church dinners, in addition to other food ministries, … Continue reading

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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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Cleaning up my mess

The Short Gap Volunteer Fire Company has been hosting wrestling events. Being that I have 45+ years of food experience, I have headed up the concessions for the events. That is where the department makes their money. After the wrestling, … 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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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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