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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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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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