Reintegration

Reintegration

Your husband comes home from a long, exhausting 24, 48, or 72-hour shift and you must readjust to life with a partner again, after just getting the hang of things on your own. The firefighter schedule may seem easy to your friends whose husbands have 9-5 jobs,...
We Are Not Alone

We Are Not Alone

Have you ever walked into Church, meetings or somewhere and felt you’re supposed to hear this message?  The Shelter Foundation has been doing a group bible study and has been working in the book of James. Each week that we have met, I am overcome with the presence of...
Can You Spot The Fake?

Can You Spot The Fake?

My first year on the job, I caught a counterfeit case. Nothing crazy, just a guy who paid at a gas station with “funny money.” He used two 50’s which at first looked decent, but even a cursory examination found them faker than fake; you could even see the serrations...
Trashed Treasure

Trashed Treasure

“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” – Luke 12:34 NIV Consider this: There are only so many hours in a day, There are only so many days in a year, And we only have so many years to live… The kicker of course being that our number of...
I’d Tell Him

I’d Tell Him

It’s amazing how much reflection you do while grieving. You look back and pick apart every inch of your time with that person, reflecting on the highs and lows together. I’ve often thought about what I’d say to Zack if he could come back and sit with me for a few...