Archive for June, 2016


We Are Lost But Found!

A few years ago I found myself in a serious conversation with a good friend. In the mist of our discussion, which centered on the purpose of this life, I mentioned that every hundred years or so, the Lord cleanses the earth of all the people. I told him that the houses in this neighborhood […]


Fashioning Our Own Destiny

Our names will probably never be read from textbooks, or statues erected in our honor…Our mark might not be found inscribed in the tablets of history, but rest assured that our influence will go on long after this world and it’s halls of glory have passed away. Our destiny is far more than the “fifteen […]


When The Weight Of The World Is Ours

TheDiscipleMD With all the responsibilities that come from being a husband, father, provider,  and church member,  there have been times when I have felt somewhat overwhelmed. However, I have tried to keep my life in balance and was uplifted lately by re-reading the words of  the late Joseph B.Wirthlin. Part of his remarks state: “We can easily get our lives out […]

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Lord; Give Me The Strength!

TheDiscipleMd I don’t know how many times we have approached the Lord with a similar plea, that came from the Savior, of “take away this cup from me,” (Mark 14:36) but I’m sure it has been often. Unfortunately, we rarely, if at all, finish our prayers with the follow-up of “nevertheless not what I will, but what thou wilt.” […]

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