Archive for April, 2016

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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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Bury My Heart

TheDiscipleMD In 1970 a book written by author Dee Brown was published called “Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.” The book was about the plight of the American Indians in the 19th century and the injustices that the author perceived they had received at the hands of the federal government. The culmination of which was […]

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One…Is A Lonely Number!

TheDiscipleMD.com Like many of you, I follow the Olympics. A few years ago I watched the winter games held in Vancover, Canada. There were many games and events that had exciting finishes. I don’t know how many countries were represented but one quote reportedly said by the sole representative of Albania stands out in my mind. Alpine […]

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