Archive for June, 2015

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‘Get Busy Living’ After The Manner of Jesus Christ

TheDiscipleMD It was 1978 and I had just gotten married. I was going to school at a university, working a part-time job, and living in a mortuary free of rent. The free rent came with the responsibility of helping to clean and watch over the morgue a couple of nights a week. My wife and […]

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‘Running With The Bull’

TheDiscipleMD I was in high school when on an extremely cold wintry day I arrived at my early morning religion class. That day my teacher taught me a valuable lesson that I never forgot. We opened with the customary prayer and then without any explanation he asked us to remove our shoes and socks. Then […]

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Faith Carries Us to The Moon…And Beyond!

TheDiscipleMD I was thirteen-years old when, as a paperboy in the suburbs of Maryland, I stuffed the early morning July issue of the Washington Post into mailboxes. That morning’s headline screamed, ‘THE EAGLE HAS LANDED’-TWO MEN WALK ON THE MOON. I believed what I read! Some, never have. Faith has been and always will play […]

FEAR AND LOATHING OF THE PERFECT MAN

Fear And Loathing Of The Perfect Man

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago I was intrigued by the comments of a national pundit as I listened to him pontificate on the leading contenders for the office of President of the United States of American. Of the two leading contenders for one of the major parties, he said something like, “I don’t know, I […]

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