Archive for December, 2015

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The Faithful Widowed Mother

TheDiscipleMD “The faithful widowed mother who raised us had no confusion about the eternal nature of the family. She always honored the position of our deceased father. She made him a presence in our home. She spoke of the eternal duration of their temple marriage. She often reminded us of what our father would like […]

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The Mansion

TheDiscipleMD “The Mansion” by Henry Van Dyke—is similar in nature to the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, but featured is one John Weightman, a man of fortune, a dispenser of political power, a successful citizen. One evening John sat in his library in a comfortable chair contemplating his wealth. Before him were spread descriptions and pictures […]

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Bone Of My Bones!

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago my wife and I celebrated our 32nd wedding anniversary  on the same day that a famous political couple announced their separation after forty years of marriage. I recall thinking that even after many decades of marriage, you need to continually nourish your relationship!  Even this past month I know of three […]

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The Big Presumption

TheDiscipleMD “So if I asked you about art, you could give me the skinny on every art book ever written about Michelangelo? You know a lot about him I bet. Life’s work, criticisms, political aspirations. But you couldn’t tell me what it smells like in the Sistine Chapel. You’ve never stood there and looked up […]

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