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Simple Shepherds; Simple Men

By Patrick Hawthorne The following article will appear in the December/January edition of the Shreveport Metro Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. And behold, an angel of the

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I Had a Great Day!

By Patrick Hawthorne I had a great day…I accidently backed a work trailer into a concrete post, but did not get angry. I had a great day…After seeing that I backed a trailer into a concrete post, I took responsibility for

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5000th View

Knock, knock!  “Ummmm…Hello?” SGM has just received its 5000th view since starting this blog one year…and a couple of days…ago.  This site, began on a whim as a way to share God’s goodness, has been instrumental in forming many cyber friendships throughout

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The Practice of the Presence of God

This is a very good and very short book.  It is about one mans journey to spend a life totally devoted to staying in the presence of God even while dealing with life’s daily duties. For the pdf version, click

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Don’t be SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

By Patrick Hawthorne It is yet another quiet Saturday morning, just after sun up.  Shaking the sleep from my eyes, I slip out of bed, careful not to wake my wife, even though I figure she is awake anyway.  Try

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Too Many Voices

By Patrick Hawthorne Voices…they are all around, each vying for our attention.  Daily, we are inundated with hundreds, if not thousands of voices screaming their mind piercing messages ordering us to follow them.  Noise upon noise upon noise; advice, directions

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Perfect Peace

By Patrick Hawthorne Stress, despair, ungodliness.  “Thou will keep him in PERFECT peace whose mind is stayed on You.” Hearts failing, love dying, hope fading.  “Thou will keep him in PERFECT peace whose mind is stayed on You.” Death, destruction,

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