Archive for February, 2015

McDonald's Papa Smurf

Papa Smurf Would Be Proud!

TheDiscipleMD Several years ago my wife pulled up to the window of our local McDonald’s. The girl behind the counter smiled. She knew my wife loves to collect the latest “toy” that McDonald’s offers in their Happy Meals. My wife loves giving them to our granddaughters. The newest toy collection was tied in with the release of a […]

roses and rings

Rings And Roses

TheDiscipleMD A man I have great respect for shared with me these thoughts from the early days of his marriage.  (1951) “In spite of our financial difficulties, my wife was always encouraging and had faith in my ability to do the things I wanted to do.  I resigned my job with the government because I […]

Woman-pondering

Have You Ever Wondered Why?

TheDiscipleMd Over thirty years ago I was attending an insurance training seminar that lasted a week. At the end of the week we, the participants, were put in small groups and told to film a short skit on insurance principles we had been taught that week. My group came up with a “60 Minutes” format. […]

brian williams

When Admitting A ‘Mistake’ Is (A) Just Another ‘Lie’!

TheDiscipleMD It was the apostle Paul who wrote, “Lie not one to another…” (Colossians 3:9) Somehow along the way and through the course of time, ‘admitting a mistake’  by someone has replaced the confession part of repentance.  With repentance comes the obligation of those offended to forgive.  But when one doesn’t confess that they have purposely […]

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