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The Serpents Blood – Story by J. Cahn

By Patrick Hawthorne There are a couple of subjects that I tend to avoid, not that they are not important, but because there are better qualified people to address them than me.  These subjects are politics, current social issues, and

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Johnny, Sally, and Grandma’s Duck

By Patrick Hawthorne Last week I heard this story for the first time.  Some say it is a story of forgiveness.  While it does speak of forgiveness, to me it is more of an illustration of how we – born-again

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Problems of Life

By Patrick Hawthorne A couple of weeks ago I read a book.  Ok, it was child’s book but it was hard backed so that should give me half a book credit.  Anyway, I was in an outside lobby of a

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Patrick’s Fables 1:  The Foolish Beaver Brother

By Patrick Hawthorne Ok, I admit it…I am a nerd at heart.  From the moment I discovered Aesop’s Fables, I was hooked.  I enjoy reading short stories with underlying moral and ethical content.  One day I asked myself, “Self?  Can

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The Judge

By Patrick Hawthorne There once lived a young man; a scoundrel of sorts.  Born into a lower middle class family, the young man scratched and clawed his way up life’s ladder, stepping on whoever might hinder him from reaching his

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