Archive for June, 2015


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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Whispered Lessons From The Ear Of Malchus

TheDiscipleMD The mob had gathered and was now in route to find the man they considered a dissident, rebel, radical and heretic. Among them was a man by the name of Malchus. He was no more than a servant, and no one knows for sure if he was acting because he was passionate about the […]

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Death Of Legend (A Tribute To Teddy Bears)

TheDiscipleMD Several years into my marriage, my wife ‘accidently’ threw away the ‘Teddy Bear’ I had since I was a child of three. In honor of all teddy bears I wrote this eulogy. “Teddy” the bear has been a good friend of mine for many years. No one knows where or when Teddy was born, […]

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Confessions Of A Bedside Slumberer

TheDiscipleMD Anyone who has served a full time mission undoubtedly found themselves exhausted at the end of a hard day of walking the streets preaching and teaching. At bedtime I would kneel with my fellow missionary in prayer and then we would both retire, kneel beside our own beds and say our individual prayers. Not […]

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