David’s Latest Sermon
Despite the chilly weather last week, it is spring, and many of us are already toiling away on our yards, lawns and gardens.
Now that it’s springtime, many of us are resuming a once-a-week exercise routine we call … mowing the lawn! Some of us will pay someone else to do it.
But I actually enjoy mowing the lawn, and through the generosity of a friend now have a lawnmower so I can look forward mowing the lawn!
Often, however, mowing is simply the first step. After mowing, we may grab the weed eater (which reminds me, I still need one of these, a once-a-week loan of one during the summer would be great).
Of course, those who are particularly fussy might apply some grass shearers to more delicate or intricate areas. Many even roll and edge their lawn, apply weed killer and pesticides, dig out crabgrass and spread fertilizer.
As all this activity begins each year I am reminded of a favorite story; a conversation about grass between God and St. Francis. [read more via downloadable PDF]
Image credit: By Si Griffiths (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons