Archive for November, 2015

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Do We ‘Duck’ As Followers Of Christ?

TheDiscipleMD The other day I was out at a local park with my wife and granddaughter, which also had a pond. We ate lunch and then took the leftovers and started to feed the ducks. Up to that point they had not shown much interest in us but as soon as the food started to […]

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Sometimes You Just Have To Dance!

In the early years of my marriage I was working a full-time job, a part-time job, and going to school part-time. My wife, a new mother,  was stuck in a small apartment, alone, for most of the day. She had no car, TV, and no money to speak of. And this was the days before the Internet […]

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A Glimpse Into Christina’s World

TheDiscipleMD Perhaps you know the background to one of America’s most well-known paintings of the middle 20th century. Perhaps not! The painting pictured is called, “Christina’s World” and was painted in 1948 by Andrew Wyeth. The woman in the painting was a neighbor girl named Christina. She suffered from polio that paralyzed her lower body. Wyeth […]

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When They Call Us By Our First Name

TheDiscipleMD Yesterday I was on the phone with a salesman. He began his presentation by calling me by my first name. For some reason, salesmen are now being taught that if they say your first name five times in the first thirty seconds, somehow you will believe that they are a close friend. Their opening […]

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