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In case of emergency — break the glass

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“Call upon Me in the day of trouble and I will deliver thee.”
— Psalms 50:15

There are several apartment buildings still equipped with a connected fire hose to a water supply and if it is needed for an emergency one has to break the glass window to get to the fire hose.

Most of those systems have been replaced with sprinkling systems which come on automatically should there be a fire. Everyone feels much safer knowing a system is in place, trusting the automatic system does not have to be tried out because they hope there is never a fire in their building. Most beings go through life hoping there is never a fire or other emergency which might threaten their lives or the lives of others, yet do not have a plan in place in case it happens.

Carleton Whitehead, a very powerful Religious Science minister, tells a story about a lady named Mary who found herself in a very serious situation while she and her husband were flying in his small plane and her husband had a heart attack and died. Mary had never flown the plane before but had operated the radio for her husband several times and knew how to send messages to the control towers at the different airports. Mary not flown a plane, nor had she prayed, but this day she did both...


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