Category Archives: Life, Regardless

Headache or Headlamp?

Why we should have bought a good quality headlamp that uses common batteries: A few months ago, my family and I did an off-grid, nine week, crisis response training replicating living in a disaster zone while ministering to others.  While doing … Continue reading

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A Night of Blow-outs Where There Were No Tires

I am so very thankful for my health, and the health of my family.  When we hit a brief patch of illness, I am ever more thankful.  We hit one of those yesterday and last night.  Ugh. Little Bit, at … Continue reading

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Death Sucks

How does the saying go?  Ah, yes, two things you can always be certain of — death and taxes. We, in the United States, all face the latter on a daily basis.  We, in our household, faced the former last … Continue reading

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Can you shut it off?

The great advantages  of a modern home (water, electricity, & natural gas) can become great disadvantages if they're not properly managed after a disastrous event occurs.  The word of the day is prevention, prevention, prevention! If you suspect damage after an … Continue reading

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Who’s Home? Scrapbooking for Safety

What happens when you come home from work in the evening, go in the door, and things just don't look right?  Worse, what if you come home, and your front door is standing wide open, but you know for certain … Continue reading

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Life without a Whistle?

A whistle is not such an important item in everyday life, or is it? Today, I was thinking about a story I heard years ago about a lady in the Tampa, Florida area who was sideswiped and drove her car off … Continue reading

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Planting Potatoes for the FIRST Time, Oh My…

What better time to plant potatoes than St. Patrick's Day?  I know, I know…potatoes originated somewhere else, but they certainly have a heydey in Ireland! So…this year, we planted potatoes…for the first time.  I was a little timid… so I … Continue reading

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Firearms — to Touch or not to Touch?

For those of you that do not know anything beyond what the movies have taught you about firearms I implore you to learn more. Whether or not you agree with owning or even using a firearm, everyone needs to know … Continue reading

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Kefir — Wonder Food

It's true. Kefir is a wonder food. "I wonder what kefir is!" "I wonder why in the heck someone would actually drink that!" "I wonder what good it will do my body today?" When I first heard about kefir, I … Continue reading

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Why Prepare as a Christian

In my wanderings of the web, I have seen that most people are seemingly preparing so that they may survive “IT” to start over or some such thing. I challenge every Christian to prepare so that they may have life, … Continue reading

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