In the current times of economic, social and political discord that divides us all, I have noticed that there is a commonality in tradition and protocol around the world in the Fire Service.
The following picture tutorial opens up the Japanese Firefighters world for all to see that some things stay the same no matter where you go in this world. I found this to be interesting and hope you will too.
Enjoy the ride!…
Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on August 28, 2010 at 11:30am —
The Dalai Lama said :
"We can't say that all religions are the same, different religions have different views and fundamental differences. But it does not matter, as all religions are meant to help in bringing about a better world with better and happier human beings. On this level, I think that through different philosophical explanations and…
Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on August 28, 2010 at 6:38am —
Fear and hate are the "mind killers". All that we hope for will be lost if we allow ourselves to be consumed or motivated by our fears and stumble into the dark and unproductive realm of hatred.
Revenge is an extension of hatred that will consume spiritual energy we need to produce positive results in working, playing, creating art and learning to love ourselves. If we can not truly love ourselves then we are lost. Once we are lost then the following words become our… Continue
Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on August 15, 2010 at 12:00pm —
When the LORD was creating Firefighters it was into the sixth day when an angel appeared and said " you are doing a great amount of work on this,.. why?"
The LORD replied, "have you read the specifications on these people? Firefighters must be able to work for hours fighting fires or seeing to the needs of people that no one else would touch while putting all the circumstances of the… Continue
Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on August 5, 2010 at 7:00pm —
Lately I have been feeling and seeing the pain in the hearts and eyes of many of us as we struggle through our day and it is obvious we are not getting enough of what we need to bring us to the place we all seek.
"Life is a state of mind" I was once told and so I try to share what I have learned with anyone who asks of me to do so. To selfishly guard and covet that which can heal, strengthen and enlighten others to me is unacceptable so I try to love and share with all who… Continue
Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on July 26, 2010 at 12:11am —
To all who see this photo and know what it is I thank you for your service.
May the ghosts of…
Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on July 12, 2010 at 5:30pm —
Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on July 12, 2010 at 5:00pm —
Lately I have been hearing the thunder from across the network about the term, title and use of the word HERO.
We who have made the choice to serve the public in so many ways from surgeons to girl and boy scouts are all HEROES as we give of ourselves without regard to the cost… Continue
Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on July 12, 2010 at 9:30am —
CLICK THIS LINK TO SEE THE EDITION OF COURAGE MAGAZINE THAT HAS AN ARTICLE ABOUT MY EFFORTS ON PAGE SIX.
Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on July 12, 2010 at 8:30am —
Canada, September 13, 2009. Continue
I travel across state lines and country borders to attend tributes to the fallen Firefighters, EMS and Policeman of the world as it is my mission to bring attention to the cause recognizing the needs of departments everywhere to honor their fallen…
Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on July 11, 2010 at 11:00pm —
I know that many of us who choose to be Firefighters, EMT's and Policemen are subjected to the trauma of going to the aid of those of us in need of help.
I feel we all need to be thankful that the calls we respond to do not involve our personal… Continue
Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on July 11, 2010 at 8:00pm —