Archive for October, 2013

parents and child

‘Father’ Knows Best!

TheDisicpleMD REPEATED SINCE BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF TIME: Scene Two: A loving husband and wife lie awake at night thinking of all the problems that face their child.  Together, as a father and mother, they ponder, meditate, and earnestly pray for divine guidance regarding the future of their offspring. Scene Three: The same couple sit […]

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Welcome To My World ‘Lady’ Charlotte!

It was more than two years ago that, at dawn’s early light, I opened my eyes.  I glanced at the time, 5:08 am. My wife was also awake. We both lay there awhile but I knew I couldn’t go back to sleep so I got up. It was a Wednesday, the first day of December, a good day […]

Evel Knievel

The Disappointment of ‘Evil’

TheDiscipleMD He has long since been forgotten by most, but for a young man growing up in the seventies, he was the personification of “cool”. His name, “Robert Craig Knievel”, better known as “Evel Knievel”. I was a big fan of this daredevil motorcyclist, who seemed to “leap tall buildings in a single bound”, to borrow […]

Nine Men Out

Who Are Those Guys? (And What Have I Become?)

TheDiscipleMD “Who are those guys?”,  (referring to those tracking the outlaws), was a question that Butch Cassidy posed to the Sundance Kid in the movie of the same name back in 1969. I was left with the same question when an old friend of mine sent me a picture of a team reunion that was […]

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