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Bermuda or St. Augustine?

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

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“Don’t Bother Me, I’m Retired!”

I once asked an older woman if she would teach a children’s Bible class.  She seemed to be the perfect candidate for the position; she was well-versed in the scriptures, and had an abundance of time on her hands.  But … Continue reading

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Justice

Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. served on the U.S. Supreme Court from 1902-1932. He understood that there were limits on human judges. He was once exhorted by Judge Learned Hand “Do justice, Sir, do justice.” Justice Holmes replied “That is … Continue reading

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Parables: Counting the Cost

“It cost something to be a real Christian… There are enemies to overcome, battles to be fought, sacrifices to be made, an Egypt to be forsaken, a wilderness to be passed through, a cross to be carried, a race to … Continue reading

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Parables: Stewardship

Definitions of steward – “The manager of a household or estate.”   ~ Vine’s “The management of a household or household affairs; specifically, the management, oversight, administration of other’s property.”   ~Thayer “A steward is someone who has been given something to … Continue reading

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Ethics: Government and Citizenship (Part 5)

America is rare. Few countries in the history of the world have afforded so much opportunity to its citizens to select its leaders. This brings much responsibility. It is said that a lady asked Benjamin Franklin “Well, Doctor, what have … Continue reading

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Ethics: The Environment and Animals

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

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