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If I'm The Branch How Can I Continue To Do Yard Work

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Ten years ago I became a Christian. The very first verse that I memorized was John 15:5, the whole "I am the vine and you are the branches" verse. For some reason I felt a connection to it. About three weeks ago I had a cyst removed from my back, not a big deal, however I really hate pain so I seem to make a big deal out of nothing. The point is that it hurt. The doctor told me "no lifting over 10 pounds for six weeks." (by the way, that is retarded) My wonderful wife told me not to do anything. I'm cool with that, nothing like a nice relaxing weekend. "You can't do anything...(long dramatic pause) but you need to mow the lawn."

The last time I checked "mowing the lawn" was something. That Saturday I mowed the lawn, or at least I tried to. As you know its been rainy, and when you have a crappy push lawn mower like I do it means that you actually spend more time stopping and cleaning out the mower and starting it back up again t…