n his book God Works the Night Shift
Ron Mehl writes: “If you don’t feel your current assignment is really that difficult, then you simply don’t understand your assignments. If what you’re doing today doesn’t require the help of God, then you’re probably out of the will of God. Because what He assigns you will be bigger than you are.”
Late in my 30s I found a vocation in life perfectly suited to the odd components that make up the being that is me. Three to four months, sometimes longer, depending on
the season, I step out of the box that is my ordinary life. I exchange the mundane for the extraordinary. I am a wildlands firefighter.
It’s the very seasonal aspect of firefighting that allows me to leave behind the ... »