Archive for July, 2016

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Sic Transit Gloria Mundi (Thus Passes The Glory Of The World)

Sic transit gloria mundi is a Latin phrase that means “Thus passes the glory of the world.” It has been interpreted as “Worldly things are fleeting.” I learned a lesson about the fleeting glory of man when, as a senior in high school I happened to stop at a local Burger King for lunch. There […]

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The Life And Times Of A Professional Inflamer

TheDiscipleMD They have been around before the beginning of time. They are professional inflamers. The Father of all inflamers is Lucifer. It is recorded that he inflamed others into rejecting the Plan of Salvation as presented by Jesus Christ.  John the Revelation recorded that Lucifer lead a revolt against God the Father and His son Jesus […]

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It Was Just A Ken Doll ‘In Disguise’!

TheDiscipleMD Several years ago I read an article from Time called “The 100 Greatest Toys of All-Time”. On that list were many toys I enjoyed as a kid such as the Yo Yo, plastic Army Men, View-Master, Slinky, Magic Eight Ball, Silly Putty, Mr. Potato Head, the Wiffle Ball, Superball, Play Doh, Troll Dolls, and the list […]

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The 56th Rule of Civility and Decent Behavior

TheDiscipleMD In 1595 French Jesuits composed a set of rules which they called “110 Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation”. At the age of 16 our first President, George Washington copied by hand these “rules” and patterned his life after them. Many of the rules seem outdated and even “silly” to […]

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