So then, brethren, stand firm and hold to the traditions which you were taught by us, either by word of mouth or by letter (2 Thess. 2:15). Guard what has been entrusted to you. Avoid the godless chatter and contradictions of what is falsely called knowledge, for by professing it some have missed the mark as regards faith (1 Tim. 6:21-22).

Monday, July 6, 2015

Where there is smoke... . Fires rage on and around Vancouver Island.

NASA image: Southern Vancouver Island/Metro Vancouver July 5/15

Immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light(.)—St. Matthew 24:29-31.
The smoke plumes from several fires in BC and Washington State are converging over southern Vancouver Island making for "an ominous or eerie light", as one passerby described it to me in a recent conversation.

Though the cover of smoke is considerable, air quality at sea level has been good. A couple of hundred or so feet above sea level atop a local hill, however, the smoke is a much thicker, visibility is reduced considerably and the smell of smoke is pronounced.

"Wildfires of Note": http://bcwildfire.ca/hprScripts/WildfireNews/OneFire.asp

BC Active Wildfires
http://apps.gov.bc.ca/pub/dmf-viewer/?siteid=5131184402955244847
Click on images to enlarge.

NWCC
http://gacc.nifc.gov/nwcc/information/firemap.aspx

Heavenly Father,
please watch over our emergency workers,
especially our firefighters.
I humbly beseech You,
protect them from all harm.
In Jesus' name. Amen.

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