Monthly Archives: November 2016

Twenty Dollar Challenge

By Patrick Hawthorne We are entering the Christmas Season.  OK, so Christmas season began for some in October.  Nevertheless, it is a prime time to become a giver if you are not already one. Just to clear the air, I

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Beware the Enemy Behind You

By Patrick Hawthorne The other day a friend commented that whenever it seems as if life is taking a turn for the better, sudden hell seems to break lose.  This friend was going through a particularly tough battle that was

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Take Two Tablespoons (of Love) and Call Me in the Morning

By Patrick Hawthorne Are you feeling tired, run down, listless?  Has your self-esteem taken a back seat to self-criticism?  Has your social status gone from bold to boring? If so, I have a truly amazing all-time special offer for the

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Digging Up Them Old Bones!

By Patrick Hawthorne Have you ever thought a hateful prayer thought?  You know, the ole, “God, I’m gonna kill em’ so You can raise them back to life,” prayer?  Oh, don’t look at me so holy.  If you are human

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Scientific before Scientific was Cool! Part 3

By Patrick Hawthorne Hyperbole!  Such an interesting word.  In the polite sense, it is a word used to express the notion that a statement was overly exaggerated in order to emphasize a point.  In the south, however, the word hyperbole

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Scientific before Scientific was Cool! Part 2

By Patrick Hawthorne The fact that blood is necessary for life has not really been a hot topic of discussion throughout the centuries.  After all, it is not hard to figure out, “No blood – no life.”  Writings from hundreds

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Scientific before Scientific was Cool! Part 1

By Patrick Hawthorne Revelation Knowledge – A divine revelation inspired by God.   Have you ever had one of those “V-8” moments where God dropped something into your heart that was way above your normal level of comprehension?  To be honest,

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