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A Practical Working Creed

A Practical Working Creed

A Practical Working Creed: As firefighters, we often view our work from a different paradigm than most other professions. Many individuals view work as a curse or an unnecessary burden. Many of the personal problems of today can be traced back to individuals who are unhappy with their chosen profession. Yet those of us fortunate enough to be firefighters look upon our profession as a calling and not a career. This calling causes us to go above the minimum standards […]

Firefighters- Reconsidering  our Work Ethic

Firefighters- Reconsidering our Work Ethic

As firefighters, another occupational hazard exists among us that is often overlooked. We tend to be more judgmental than most professions. Let’s explain this further: We are trained to make quick assessments of patients, size-up and implement strategies in dangerous situations, and quickly assess individuals under our supervision. In this process of becoming proficient in our world we can fall into the habit of judging others. We then become especially hard upon our own brothers and sisters in the fire […]

Firefighters-An Overseer, A Noble Task Often Neglected

Firefighters-An Overseer, A Noble Task Often Neglected

Firefighters- You are an Overseer, A Noble Task often neglected: “Early on he worked more than 64 hours a week arriving home between 8 and 10 pm each night. The cost of the lifestyle was his marriage. ‘All I worked for was wiped out with one phone call to the divorce lawyer.” An excerpt from Faith on the Fire Line by Fellowship of Christian Firefighters. The Fire Service is a demanding profession. For those who are blessed to be a […]

by · June 18, 2014 · 1 comment · Behavioral Health
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