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The Thief (A Re-post from Years Past)

By Patrick Hawthorne   The pain was excruciating! Like bolts of lightning, nerve endings screamed in a rhythmic tone as one wave of pain followed another.  Still, the thief pushed through the pain as he forced his body upright.  The

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Tormented Mind

By Patrick Hawthorne Thoughts…they bombard our minds.  Evil thoughts, negative thoughts, troubling thoughts, thoughts of doubt – they attack without mercy.  Day and night the war wages on. Fiery darts of doubt strike with pin point accuracy causing us to

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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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Saved or Deceived? (Religious or Relationship Part II)

By Patrick Hawthorne In continuation of my previous thoughts on Religion versus Relationship, I would like to approach this article from another angle.  Unfortunately, this angle is not comical in any way, but rather frightening when considering the ramifications of

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When You Have Returned to Me…

By Patrick Hawthorne For the born again believer in Jesus Christ, there is no worse feeling than that of failing the Lord.  Fading memories of distant promises, too many to count; too many to remember.  All that remains is the

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Wanderings…

By Terri Pease My thoughts seem to be all over the place. I awake in the morning thinking about the return of Jesus. “Could this be the day?” I lie down at night disappointed and yet suddenly hopeful that maybe

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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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