Archive for December, 2015

rowboat in a storm

Our Duty To Rescue!

TheDiscipleMD The story is often told that during a severe storm in Holland a few years ago, a ship was sinking offshore and volunteers manned rowboats to rescue the stranded sailors.  It took great courage and strength to row through the treacherous waves in reaching the endangered vessel.  Although they finally arrived at the ship, they […]

treasure box

A Treasure Box Of Christmas Memories

Many years ago, when my five children were very young, and under my wife’s encouragement, each wrote me a note for Christmas. (All spelling is original). Dear Dad, Merry Christmas! Thanks for a happy Christmas. Thanks for always supporting me in every thing I do. It really means alot to me. You are the best […]


When ‘The Gang’ Was All Here!

TheDiscipleMD I read in the USA Today a few years ago that he died  at the age of ninety-nine. He was described as the “creator of karaoke”. His name, Mitch Miller! Who is he to me…well, my family spent many hours “Singing along with Mitch” for our Family Home Evenings. His albums provided accompaniment and […]


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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