Monthly Archives: May 2015

Tick…Tick…Tick Goes the Clock of Life

By Patrick Hawthorne As I sit in my office, the steady tick…tick…tick of the wall clock mockingly reminds me that, with each tick, one more second of my life is forever gone.  What did I do with that second?  Did

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The Old Man and His Diviners Rod

By Patrick Hawthorne Having just arrived home from work, I quickly shucked my work uniform and donned a pair of comfortable overalls.  As I stepped out on my porch to get ready to feed my pigs, goats, and chickens, a

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Help! The Cookies are Talking to Me!

  By Patrick Hawthorne Arrrrrrggggg!!  Temptations!  Just when I think I’m free of one temptation the devil throws another one at me.  It’s like a never ending cycle. Yep!  I admit it.  I’m constantly being tempted in one form or

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Whiner’s Beware!

By Patrick Hawthorne Just yesterday as I was wandering around the yard, weed eater in hand, I came up with a masterful idea for a plaque to hang on the wall of my office.  On one side of the plaque

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Work in Progress!

By Patrick Hawthorne Let’s face some cold hard facts.  In this day and age, there are too many people with the “Me, Me, Me…” complex. Whether rich or poor, their attitude is that society owes them something.  If rich, society

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What Do I Really Want?

By Patrick Hawthorne By Patrick Hawthorne What Do I Really Want?  I want to see… The lame walk The blind see The deaf hear  I want to see… The dead raise Hospitals emptied Sickness destroyed  I want to see… Broken

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My Temple is Looking More like a Bouncy House!

By Patrick Hawthorne Today, while driving back to my office, I hit a bump.  For me it was a very sad moment.  You see…when I hit the bump, my midsection also took a leap of faith.  Yes, the little spare

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