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Category Archives: Nature
Hurricane Harvey, a category 4 hurricane, came ashore in Rockport, Texas on August 26. It is the wettest tropical cyclone on record in the continuous United States (Wikipedia). Some areas have received nearly 52” of rain (washingtonpost.com). No part of … Continue reading
Many teach that man is born in sin. Consider: (1) Catechism of the Catholic Church Second Edition – “(Adam) has transmitted to us a sin with which we are all born afflicted, a sin which is the ‘death of the … Continue reading
Calvinism is a doctrine which has influenced many denominations. It is summed up in five points, known as the TULIP. T = Total Hereditary Depravity. U = Unconditional Election. L = Limited Atonement. I = Irresistible Grace. P = Perseverance of … Continue reading
The Zulu people of Southern Africa have an effective way to catch the ring-tailed monkey. “Their trap is nothing more than a melon growing on a vine. The seeds of this melon are the favorite of the monkey. Knowing this, … Continue reading
The moon provides benefits to mankind. The Bible says, “And God said, ‘Let there be lights in the firmament of the heavens to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs and seasons, and for days … Continue reading
The world is in a state of confusion. It has left the moorings of the basics as taught in the early chapters of Genesis. It is now tossed upon the ever changing sea of individual subjective thought. It needs to … Continue reading
There are eight common turf grasses in Texas: Common Bermuda, Hybrid Bermuda, St. Augustine, Centipede, Zoysia, Buffalo, Tall Fescue, and Rye (for over-seeding in the fall). The two most common turf grasses in Texas are common Bermuda and St. Augustine. … Continue reading
“The Educated Child,” a book by William J. Bennett, Chester E. Finn Jr., and John T.E. Cribb Jr., contains this story: “About 150 years ago, a mother in Port Huron, Michigan took her son out of school after a teacher called … Continue reading
I don’t know about you, but I have always been fascinated with animals. As a child, I watched Marlin Perkins and Jacques Cousteau. Later, I enjoy watching Jack Hannah, Steve Irwin (the crocodile hunter), and Jeff Corwin – though it … Continue reading
There is a great divide in humanity over man’s usage of the environment and animals. This divide has led to terrorism. “During the past two decades, radical environmental and animal rights groups have claimed responsibility for hundreds of crimes and … Continue reading