Tag: care

  • Going Blue

    Today is National Awareness Day for 2014! I know there are many days on the calendar that are designated for a special purpose or cause. In fact, you can find a 2014 calendar here that shares many of these special days. There are many people who suffer with many issues. Honestly, cancer sucks, diabetes sucks, […]

  • Thoughts from Oklahoma: Day 12-Saying Goodbye but Not Forgetting

    This last post from Oklahoma is dedicated to the all of the officers, soldiers, employees and volunteers. I would also like to include all of the people I had the honor of working with from all of our partner agencies. The weird thing about leaving now is that there has been so much good done, […]

  • Thoughts from Oklahoma: Day 10-Spiritual Care Ground Forces

    Thoughts from Oklahoma: Day 10-Spiritual Care Ground Forces

    The Salvation Army is constantly evolving and changing the way it responds to disasters! Due to the impact that this tornado had on the people in this area, The Salvation Army wanted to make the Emotional and Spiritual Care support to be a priority in our initial service delivery. While Emotional and Spiritual Care has […]

  • Day 6 of Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) Response – Wilkes-Barre, PA Area Flooding

    In recent days, we have discussed the various phases of the disaster response process.  One of the important phases in this process is the transition of one incident command to another team. One of the strengths of The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Response process is its’ ability to transfer the responsibility of command and distribution […]

  • Day 5 of Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) Response – Wilkes-Barre, PA Area Flooding

    The area around the Wilkes-Barre, PA general area is beginning to see some return to normalcy. A lot of neighborhoods have power and basic services. We have seen more decreases in feeding on mobile units.  Two canteens were sent out today. Unit 2 was sent to Plainsville & West Nanticoke, and unit 5 went to Shickshinny, Maconaqua, […]

  • Mile Marker: The Tip of the Iceberg

    Deuteronomy 29:5 NLT – “For forty years I led you through the wilderness, yet your clothes and sandals did not wear out.” If you are anything like me, reading through Deuteronomy can take the wind out of your sails!  If you have not read Deuteronomy 28:57 yet, I would not start my morning devotions with it. […]

  • Understanding God’s Environment

    Psalm 36:6 – Your righteousness is like the mighty mountains,  your justice like the ocean depths.  You care for people and animals alike, O Lord. I have never been a great lover of nature.  While I appreciate the beauty and majesty of creation around me, I cannot help but only see dirt.  I do not like […]