Archive for April, 2016

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Our Common Ground

TheDiscipleMD Many  years ago I was perusing the obituaries of the Washington Post and came across one that caught my eye. I was reminded of this obituary as I sat pondering my life on a birthday I celebrated several years ago.   In celebrating birthdays of younger years I had been most excited for milestones ahead. Lately I have stopped […]

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The Lord Has A Lot To Say!

TheDiscipleMD Sometimes listening to others who claim to have superior knowledge, is offensive, even if the “other” actually “does” have knowledge of value to give. Sometimes it is the manner in which the “knowledge” is given which offends. If it is presented with pride or haughtiness, we often reject it. On the other hand, sometimes […]

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The Lord Often Communicates His Love Through Others

Several years ago a leader was contemplating a church youth trip he was in charge of that was about to take place. In the middle of his pensive mood a thought came to his mind, out of the blue, to ask another man from the church to participate in the trip by giving him a […]

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When We Lack The Courage To ‘Stand Tall’

TheDiscipleMD It happened many years ago, yet, it is still fresh in my conscience and from time to time it appears on the “stage” of my mind. It happened on an otherwise innocuous day during high school. It was fifth period English class and we had a substitute for the day. You know how “well” […]

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