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Keep Them Tractor Wheels Straight

By Patrick Hawthorne Life is full of little nuggets of inspiration.  One only needs to pay attention.  For instance, my last post, The Churlish Chicken , was inspired by observing a heathen chicken who desperately needs Jesus.  Seriously, this chicken

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“Why, God?”

By Patrick Hawthorne Sometimes I can’t help it.  It’s like someone comes along and yanks a chain in my brain.  Suddenly, like a ceiling fan with four 110 watt incandescent halogen light bulbs, (now illegal in most states),  questioning thoughts

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God is Not a PEZ Dispenser!

By Patrick Hawthorne I am all about living a life of Faith in Christ Jesus. As such, I am a firm believer that God desires to bless His Church.  Furthermore, I believe that God is still in the healing business

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Sheep Arrested in Unprovoked Slaying of Wolf; Shepherd Fined for Violating Dangerous Sheep Statute!

By Patrick Hawthorne “Extra…Extra….Read all about it.  Sheep arrested in unprovoked slaying of wolf; Shepherd fined for violating dangerous sheep statute!” Warning:  The following post contains tongue in cheek humor with a purpose.  Turn away if your religiosity makes you

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Why AM I Thinking This Way?

By Patrick Hawthorne I would like to share with you a little journey that I have been on.  From my title, I bet – if I were a betting man – that you think this is yet another post on

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And, Here I Go Again on My Own…

By Patrick Hawthorne In my younger days – my rocking – air guitar playing – singing into the make believe banana microphone days – I enjoyed jamming to one song in particular.  It was White Snakes, “Here I Go Again.”

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That Person is Too Mean for Even God to Touch…Or Are They?

By Patrick Hawthorne We’ve all met one.  I’m referring to that cold, heartless person who is so mean they are lower than a snake in a wagon’s rut.  Nothing makes them happy.  Nothing makes them thankful.  Their whole countenance is

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Drawing From an Empty Well?

By Patrick Hawthorne   Have you ever tried drawing water from a empty, dried up well?  Well, neither have I but I’m attempting to wax allegorical  here so cut me some slack.   So often, I hear fellow Christian’s speak negatively out

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Who Called the Bible Police??

By Patrick Hawthorne This particular post is quite far from what I normally write.  Yet, at the same time, it is right up my alley.  Actually, this topic has been on my heart for quite awhile.  It was, however, given new

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Go Easy on the Newbies….

By Patrick Hawthorne A life lived is full of lessons learned.  Yes, most of life’s greatest lessons come not from our successes but through the bumps and bruises of our failures.    It is how we respond to our failures that

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