Help for Those in Need: Links and Resources

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Needing Help and Having Somewhere to Turn By Duane Hewitt – with the help of many! At various times in our lives, there comes a point when we all need help. Sometimes we carry burdens that are simply too much to bear. Suicide, fear, pain, anxiety, depression, job loss, homelessness, […]

Women – Our most precious gift

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By Duane Hewitt “Women stand at the center of creation because women have been granted the incredible gift of bringing each of us into the world. And so women are creation.” – Duane Hewitt Where would we be without our women? Women are our most precious treasured gift: Their inner […]

Exercising and Advancing Consciousness

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By Duane Hewitt Our brains are true powerhouses that are capable of far more than we may understand. These dynamos store what is likely unlimited information, process experience and thought, induce imagination (and all it encompasses), operate the human body and its many complex processes, are the key to identity, […]

The Burning Question: Where Was God?

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The Burning Question: Where Was God? By Duane Hewitt It may well be the most difficult and compelling question ever posed – and it was called out by none other than Christ in his most difficult hour: “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?”  (“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” […]

Suicide – When pain exceeds resources to cope

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Suicide – When pain exceeds resources to cope By Duane Hewitt Have you ever thought about suicide? Are you thinking about it now? Please take a moment and read this first… Talking about suicide shouldn’t be unsettling. What is disturbing is that it happens at all. People feel driven to […]

Neuroplasticity – you are what you think

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Neuroplasticity – you are what you think By Duane Hewitt According to something called “neuroplasticity,” it may be true that you are what you think – and the possibilities raise some very interesting questions that may yield a number of truly amazing benefits. Neuroplasticity refers to the brain’s ability to […]

I shall not live in vain

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By Duane Hewitt If I can stop one heart from breaking,I shall not live in vain;If I can ease one life the aching,Or cool one pain, Or help one fainting robinUnto his nest again,I shall not live in vain. Emily Dickenson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) In her […]

Changes

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Lyrics by Duane HewittTonight enlightened starsCry out a reverie—Below a jaded moonHides all she knowsThe night who lay so stillCarries a secret by her willKnowing that past the lonely hillSomething has changedAn early rain begunAre the trees laughing?Or crying for a dayThey fear to come?The dawning wants to knowFrightened by […]

Maybe Then

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Lyrics by Duane HewittOh how I need herWhen I still see herAnd I prayOh how I prayOur time togetherOnce gone foreverWill be backFor us againAnd if that time should comeShe’ll be the only oneAnd I’ll love that girl againSo let the times gone byCome back for one more tryAnd I’ll […]

Don’t Stop The World

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Lyrics by Duane HewittIt hasn’t all been easyThe troubles we out grewThe fears we hadNot all that bad or new—The love we had to guide usWould send the storms awayOur knowing thatAnd still we had to pray—(Chorus)Don’t stop the worldWe can’t let goUntil we knowWe’ve really made itDon’t fear the […]

The Symphonic Tides – A Novel – by Duane Hewitt

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The Symphonic Tides By Duane Hewitt New!! Available from Amazon as of May 1, 2019 Genres: Crime, Drama, Erotica, Contemporary Literature Susan Frost is a sexual predator. Standing at 6-foot in height and exquisitely beautiful, she is a controlling manipulator who enjoys her lustful fulfillments at the expense of others. […]

Suicide: Surviving Death by Killing Self

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Suicide: Surviving Death by Killing Self By Duane Hewitt If you feel you are in such emotional pain or anguish that you can’t stop thinking about suicide, then it may be time to take a bold new step into a new and completely different future. Rather than taking your own […]

We’ll Change Our Lives

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Lyrics by Duane HewittMy love, we had our momentsWhen things just didn’t go our wayAnd there were timesWhen we didn’t thinkWe could face another dayBut we’ve grown much strongerJust by holding onWe’ll see tomorrowBefore our time is done—We’ll change our livesUntil we find a way to liveWe’ll save our dreams […]

How Could I

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Lyrics by Duane HewittHow could IEver tell youThe words you should knowHow could IEver let onThe things I don’t showHow could I Help you to seeWhat I’ll never tell dear—How could I leave you?How could IEver let youKnow just how I feelHow could I Ever belong When you’re nowhere nearYes […]

Falling Through Time

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Lyrics by Duane HewittFalling through time in our mindsYou and ICame down through the cloudsTill we foundOur hearts were spinning aroundThen we sleptTreasuring feelings we keptFalling through timeYour love and mineThis time we have will not endAnd so we touch againTime stopped as we found loveAll our fears were swept […]

Suicide – Arguments in favor

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Suicide – Arguments in favor By Duane Hewitt Spoiler Alert: If you’re firmly set against suicide, be forewarned that this article raises some points concerning a person’s right to suicide. It’s tragic that we live in a world where suicide is frequently viewed as the only way out. And it’s […]

Our Mortality – What can we learn from it?

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Our Mortality – What can we learn from it? By Duane Hewitt The topic here regards something you know very well: Our mortality. We’re all destined to die. So just what exactly are we supposed to do with that information? There must be some value to it. Does our mortality […]

Mankind’s Greatest Inventions

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Mankind’s Greatest Inventions By Duane Hewitt If you ever find yourself getting down on mankind, cheer up! As a race we’ve invented some pretty cool things from the wheel to the alphabet to the computer. We’re always busy inventing something new and innovative. The value of many of mankind’s greatest […]

SAVAGE – A Novel – by Duane Hewitt

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SAVAGE A Novel By Duane Hewitt Download SAVAGE from Amazon! Savage is a passionate tale chronicling the life and experiences of Darcy Farrow, an enforcer and Sergeant-at-Arms for Hells Hand – a fierce and aggressive outlaw motorcycle club operating in southern Ontario during the nineties. The story follows Farrow’s upbringing […]

Diminished Fifth – A Novel – by Duane Hewitt

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Diminished Fifth: Diabolus in Musica A Novel By Duane Hewitt Download Diminished Fifth from Amazon! His name is Nathaniel Cross. He is young, brilliant, driven, obsessed, arrogant, and gifted – and he is on his way to becoming one of the leading piano virtuosi of his era. Cross has devoted […]

The Chaos of Days – A Novel – by Duane Hewitt

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The Chaos of Days A Novel By Duane Hewitt Download The Chaos of Days from Amazon! The brink of a new millennium: Global economies boom at unprecedented rates and then tumble into recession. Headlines scream new scourges and epidemics abroad. Social problems run rampant. Old industries struggle to stay afloat […]

The Purpose of Life

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The Purpose of Life – breaking free of illusion and knowing your true self By Duane Hewitt What is the purpose of life? If we say it is to love and serve God, does that say enough about such a supremely vast topic? Is not more likely that the real […]

The Orchard, the Canary, the Guitar, and the Zephyr

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The Orchard, the Canary, the Guitar, and the Zephyr By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ Each morning, The Canary would look out from the second floor window and dream as she gazed into the beautiful orchard. The orchard was something spectacular to the little […]

Sewer Rats

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Sewer Rats: Case Studies from the University of Chicago [Departments of Life Sciences and Forensic Studies] By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ The first report concerning the sewer rats – of Chicago, no less – was filed by a graduate student of the University […]

Our Preoccupation with SEX! SEX! SEX!

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Our Preoccupation with SEX! SEX! SEX! By Duane Hewitt Are we, as a species, obsessed with sex? Why? Current world population has us at 7.5 billion. But just 20 years ago, in 1997, it was a mere 5.9 billion. Back in 1950 it was a paltry 2.56 billion. We’re breeding […]

GRENDEL

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GRENDEL By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 1997/2017 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ I will never forget the sound of their screams. Nor will I be free of those horrific and demonic visions: the carnage, the mayhem, broken limbs, shattered bone, the torn and ripped skin. Aye, and that was […]

What it means to be human

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What it means to be human By Duane Hewitt If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance that you’re probably human – but have you ever considered just what that means? The following offers some thought as to what it means to be human. You can choose your preferences selectively […]

Literature – what’s the point?

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Literature – what’s the point? By Duane Hewitt Literature might best be described as written works of longstanding merit; particularly where the value lies in beauty of language or emotional effect. The term literature often applies to fiction that is notable, but literature also encompasses nonfiction, poetry, journalistic works, or […]

Exploding Pigs

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Exploding Pigs By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ The first happened on May 13th. It was just outside the Arkham County Fair after a resident of the area, a certain Heather Skysdale, brought her newly crowned porker back home with her to the farm. […]

End Times – or just the same old thing?

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End Times – or just the same old thing? By Duane Hewitt In reading references to “last days” and “end times” in The Bible, a question comes to mind: Truly, how can we know what the last days are? Have we only just recently entered the last days? I’m no […]

Evergreen

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Evergreen By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ “It’s beautiful,” said the man, as if in a trance, “truly, truly beautiful.” The couple touched and then took hands. “It’s like nothing I’ve ever seen,” said the woman in an equally airy tone as she looked […]

The Terrible Thing

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The Terrible Thing By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ In that place that falls between what is known and what is thought to be, and where humankind engages in those things that oppose what is morally right and good, is The Terrible Thing. No […]

Your Life Story – what can you learn from it?

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Your Life Story – what can you learn from it? By Duane Hewitt Humankind has been telling stories since there was language. It’s through storytelling that we learn about ourselves. Whether by poem, novel, fable, or tales shared around the campfire, it’s by such discourse that we explore our history, […]

Promotional Writing Basics

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Promotional Writing Basics By Duane Hewitt Promotional copy appears in many places – articles, newsletters, flyers, websites, advertising, and even business cards. It applies to banks, bands, corporations, dentists, law offices, and anyone who has anything to say in trying to get a message out. Writing good promotional copy is […]

The Hunt for James Frankel: The Man thought to be Wendigo

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The Hunt for James Frankel: The Man thought to be Wendigo By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ There was a day, so very long ago now, when, as very young children, my sister and I climbed onto our grandfather’s lap one evening when we […]

Writer’s Life

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Writer’s Life By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ A man sits in a little, barren room. He has slept badly but then, he always does. There is no bed, no couch, and nowhere for him to lay his head. So, every night he curls […]

Murder Confession of an Innocent Man

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Murder Confession of an Innocent Man By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ “I plotted the death because there was nothing else left for me to do. The reason will become self-evident; and anyway, I am not normally given to lengthy discourse. If I were […]

Screen Memory

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Screen Memory By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ Four men occupied the room. One – central to the purposes of the others – sat in the middle. The room was dimly lit; austere and without windows. It was bleak, save for the dark olive […]

WIND

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WIND By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. _____________________________ The wind was fierce; relentless – and it blew nonstop; a wickedly persistent force that felt vindictive; almost evil. And it hurt, because along with the wind came those sharp granules of ice and snow that were […]

The Collectors

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The Collectors By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ An apartment – small, bare, featureless; almost bleak: A man sits on a chair. He is positioned six or seven feet from the stove. Two men are in the room with him. One, a heavy set […]

Why we all need to laugh more

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Why we all need to laugh more By Duane Hewitt Most of us may not give much thought to laughter, but there are very important reasons for laughter and why we all need to laugh more. Laughter is good for us in a number of ways, beginning with this: Laughter […]

Starting a business? Read this!

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Starting a business? Read this! By Duane Hewitt If you plan on starting a business, you need to understand all the principles to ensure your success. Whether you’re starting a sole proprietorship to sell soap, a family business that will offer janitorial services, are planning on starting an automotive shop, […]

Writing Well II – In regards to style

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Writing Well II – In regards to style By Duane Hewitt Writers sometimes have the view that, when developing their style of writing, it gives them license to break all the rules of writing. This is not necessarily true – at least not for good writing. Such a carte blanche […]

The Nature of Evil

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The Nature of Evil By Duane Hewitt Those of us who see how our world is changing decade upon decade may be questioning what appears to be the proliferation of evil, both worldwide as well as in our communities. What’s going on? And what exactly is evil? In their book […]

Terrorism and hate crimes – How do we stop the evil?

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Terrorism and hate crimes – How do we stop the evil? By Duane Hewitt How do we stop the rise of terrorism and deadly hate crimes that have become increasingly prevalent in our western world? Such heinous acts didn’t exist to such a degree previously, at least not like this. […]

Fly With Me

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Lyrics by Duane HewittCome to meTake my handWe’ll touch the sunIn your armsI could stayUntil all time is done—We’ll take the nightAs dawn comes lightAnd run along the shoreAnd I could love you—Fly oh lady flyCome on and fly with meNow my lady nowCome touch the sky with meNow oh […]

Voices

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Lyrics by Duane HewittSomewhere from the pastSomething keeps reaching out to touch meSomething in the darkCalls out my nameReaching out of timeSinging a haunting troubled rhymeLeaving a soft and saddened cryIt calls to meVoices from a pastI don’t rememberMemories of a timeI might have known Calling out to meVoices of […]

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