What if you were forced to evacuate due to an oncoming storm or fire and you only had 15 minutes to gather your things. What would you take? Would you frantically run around your house gathering whatever you could grab? Would you have your most precious items always by the front door, just in case? In the heat of the moment, it is easy to panic and not be able to think clearly. You are worried about your safety and that of your family, first of all. Would you even know where your car keys are? There are strategies to avoid such a panic in the event of an emergency.
How about a list of what is important–made during quiet moments when there is no emergency? Check out Rising from the Ashes for many suggestions of what you need to have ready. You’ll be glad you did.