Archive for April, 2016

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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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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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Surviving the Grind of Life!

TheDiscipleMD As a sophomore in high school I decided to try out for the wrestling team even though I scarcely knew a thing about the sport.  Much to my surprise I won a spot wrestling varsity. For me it was a great accomplishment. As inexperienced as I was, somehow I managed to win my first […]

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When We Choke On The ‘Clear Candy’

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago my wife was making brownies for her young women church class. Caramel was a key ingredient in the recipe. She asked me to unwrap the clear cellophane off the individual caramel pieces so that she could melt them. There were about forty pieces that needed my attention. I dutifully unwrapped […]

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