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Silence is not always golden

Silence is not always golden

By Pat Farrell Have you ever “gone along with the crowd” to be accepted or to gain popularity?  I think we were all guilty of that at some point when…

God makes therapists, too

God makes therapists, too

By Pat Farrell I was in therapy long enough to know that those compulsions you’re battling (whether it’s something, someone or some thought) have nothing to do with the compulsion…

Pulaski Area Transit is a blessing to all

To the editor: What a blessing Pulaski Area Transit is! The drivers are so gracious. They will help you on and/or off the bus. The conversations that go on the…

Stepping out on God’s Word

Stepping out on God’s Word

By Pat Farrell Sometimes I live in what feels like a land of “nothingness.” I sit with complete indifference. Not the sun nor the moon, the birds or the sky can…

Sea of Sameness

Sea of Sameness

By Pat Farrell Lifeless words. Artificial connections. “Technology” drains the life out of me. It’s like a sea of sameness. I want to hear the joy in a voice instead of reading…

Fighting Inertia

Fighting Inertia

By Pat Farrell I don’t know if any of you have ever just felt “flat.” I call it “inertia,” and it has plagued me on and off throughout my life.…

A New Year – A New Attitude

A New Year – A New Attitude

By Pat Farrell Some days are tough. People shun you or make you feel like you’re not welcomed. My work, which includes retreats, studies and speeches, just doesn’t seem to want…

Breath of life

Breath of life

By Pat Farrell “Love [people] even in [their] sin, for that is the semblance of Divine Love and is the highest love on earth. Love all God’s creation, the whole…

Can’t stand the people

Can’t stand the people

by Pat Farrell “I love to go to church, but I can’t stand the people.” Sound familiar? If it doesn’t, I’d like to know just where you’ve been. This is a phrase that…

In memory of Saunder

In memory of Saunder

by Pat Farrell I had forgotten about an old blog entry that I made when I lost my beloved friend, Saunder Gordon. It moved me then, and it still moves…