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A growing Milam County

A growing Milam County

Fi r st of f , let ’s just acknowledge that growth is not only coming, it’s here. It can be felt and seen throughout the county but nowhere more prevalent than the highway 79 corridor from the Williamson County line on. This past Saturday, most of Milam County heard, and felt that growth loud and clear with the implosion of the Sandow Power Station Unit No. 5.

Life is too short to be countin’ worms

Life is too short to be countin’ worms

Acouple of decades ago, actor Tom Hanks starred in the film Cast Away as a FedEx executive. In the opening scene he is supervising employees. He points to a clock in the front of the work room as he says with intensity, “Time rules over us without mercy. It’s like a fire; it can either destroy us or keep us warm. That’s why every FedEx office has a clock; because we live or we die by the clock. We never turn our back on it. And we never, ever allow ourselves the sin of losing track of time!” If we do not seek after and live within the presence and power of God every moment, every day— if we do not live by the clock, then we die by the clock, and commit the sin of losing track of time. And losing track of time, we lose out on becoming and doing that which could bring fulfi llment to our lives and the lives of those with whom we live and move.

All in with God

All in with God

Igot up Sunday morning thinking it seems like the last thing people need is another sermon. We are so busy as a culture and we have so much to do, and did I really want to stand up and give people one more thing to do, one more rule to follow?

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