Archive for August, 2016

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A Constant Calm In The Midst Of Storms

TheDiscipleMD I immediately liked him, even when he was just a name written in a letter to me. That’s how I first heard of him. My baby sister had pledged to me when I left for my church mission to Argentina, that she wouldn’t get married till I returned. But within six months a letter […]

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Thirteen Lessons I’ve Been Taught By ‘Life’

TheDiscipleMD “There is almost always a price to be paid for declaring oneself a “lone wolf.” The risk of so doing far outweighs any benefit one could derive. Keep close to the family, keep close to the church; keep close to the Lord! We were never meant to travel the road of life as a […]

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The Indictment Against God!

TheDiscipleMD The indictment against our creator goes as follows: “…the universe is far from being “fine-tuned.” Assuming that a creator did invent humanity, this being then fashioned an enormously inefficient universe and plopped us on a teeny planet that, far from being a neutral stage for the morality play, is a gorgeous death trap…I calculated […]

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The Early Bird Gets The Worm But It’s The Second Mouse That Gets The Cheese!

TheDisicpleMD All of us know the fable of ‘The Tortoise and the Hare” and it’s moral.  Patience and endurance can and will pay off in the long run.  Victory doesn’t always go to the swiftest.  There is a related saying that was passed along to me by my mother which says: “The early bird gets […]

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