Archive for July, 2014

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“A Horse Is A Horse, Unless Of Course…”

TheDiscipleMD You have probably never heard of Bamboo Harvester (1949-1970). At the young age of 21, Bamboo died of an “inadvertent tranquilizer administered while he was “in retirement” in…Burbank, California where he lived…” (Wikipedia). But if I told you that Bamboo Harvester was better known by his screen name of “Mr. Ed”, you would probably […]

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“Don’t Drink The Water!” (And Yet We Do!)

TheDiscipleMD One of the first pieces of advice that I received upon arriving in Argentina as a missionary was “Don’t drink the water!” My companions and I were expressly charged that we should only drink bottled soda water, or soda pop, but never tap water. The reason was that the water was not always safe. […]

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The Spiritually Spotted!

TheDiscipleMD The prophet Jeremiah was given direction by the Lord to prophecy to Israel and Judah of their wickedness. Specifically he was to tell the King and Queen of the their impending doom. It is recorded that if they “say in thine heart, Wherefore come these things upon me?… ” Jeremiah was to answer, “Can […]

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My ‘Mormon’ Ears

TheDiscipleMD I only recall standing up and bearing my testimony once when I was a teenager. I don’t recall much of what I said that day, but apparently others did. Something that I said in that meeting has stayed with others who were there in attendance. Written inside a book given to me by my […]

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