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Whom Shall I Blame?

By Patrick Hawthorne The other day I took a pretty nasty spill off my front porch.  While in flight, before the hard landing on my tail bone, I attempted to catch myself by grabbing air or whatever my mind haphazardly

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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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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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Depressed about Depression?

By Patrick Hawthorne   Years ago, I remember it like it was yesterday, I was in a slump.  I was so low I had to look up to see the underside of an ant’s belly.  One day all was fine

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To Be or Not to Be…a Heretic

By Patrick Hawthorne “Hi.  My name is Patrick, and I am a heretic.”  Well…let me rephrase that.  To some of you reading this, I might be labeled a heretic if I disagree with your particular theology.  I know this to

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Don’t Be Stupid

By Patrick Hawthorne If I were to personally walk up to you and say, “Don’t be stupid,” I would be prepared to be bopped in the mouth.  But, what do you do when God, through His written Word, tells you

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Shotgun Prayers

By Patrick Hawthorne Have you ever prayed a shotgun prayer?  You know, the type prayer where you load up on prayer buckshot and fire hoping at least one little pellet makes it to the ears of God?  I believe we

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