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The Mysterious Gift of Faith

The Mysterious Gift of Faith

The owner of a popular restaurant in northern New Jersey was stricken at the diner with what turned out to be a fatal heart attack. As he was being taken out of the restaurant he motioned for his son to come closer so he could whisper a message to him. He said to his son, “Make sure they cut the roast beef real thin.” Even in his final moments, the owner was most concerned about cutting the roast beef thin. It sounds like to me this fellow was cutting his faith in God “real thin.”

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Awards Local Park Grants for Edinburg and Palmview

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Awards Local Park Grants for Edinburg and Palmview

AUSTIN — Today, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved Local Parks Grants for the City of Edinburg's Chapin Road Hike-and-Bike Trail and the City of Palmview's Nature Park. Funding for this grant program comes from a portion of the state sales tax attributable to sporting goods and from the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund Stateside Assistance Program.

The Republican Convention

The Republican Convention

It has been my intention to compare the audience size of the two conventions. As I look across the Internet, however, I find that isn’t a particularly realistic goal. Many sources disagree with one another, depending on their ideological leaning. On the one hand, Democrats experienced a 50% decline in viewership from four years ago. On the other hand, they may have beaten viewers of the Republican Convention by a million or so. Or not!

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