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Nursing and Cursing

In a world of thorn and thistle, it takes more than wish and whistle to make a nice lawn. Or a good life. Continue reading

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New Grass and Old Lessons

Whether it’s reseeding a lawn or renovating a life, effort alone does not guarantee success; it takes something more. Continue reading

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Praying for Summer Rain

What kind of man prays for summer rain and then resents the thunder? Continue reading

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Love Like Gentle Rain

I love these days of gentle rain and soft showers… Continue reading

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End of a Dry April

Sometimes, just about the time I think my yard is never going to turn green… it starts to rain. Continue reading

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Mixed Blessings

Even while I might resent having to mow the grass every three or four days, I am grateful for fresh tomatoes, sweet corn and hot, homegrown peppers.. Continue reading

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Out of the Blue

Although the unexpected can sometimes be unpleasant or embarrassing, we need reminding from time to time that much of this life is not under our control. Continue reading

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Hard Rain and Bad Timing

Sometimes, it just doesn’t matter how much effort we put into a thing. Bad timing and hard rain can wash away even our best efforts. Ain’t no reason to give up, though! Continue reading

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A Peaceful End to a Stormy Day

There is something hopeful about the light of a crescent moon breaking through a stormy sky… Continue reading

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Watering the Thin Spots

Sometimes, even what seems obvious is not what it obviously seems… empathy often requires a closer look at things. Continue reading

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