Archive for September, 2016

coat of envy

Let Us Shed Our Coats of Jealousy

TheDiscipleMd We are all familiar with the story of Joseph and his “coat of many colors”. His father, in a gesture of love and admiration gave him a beautiful coat. “Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of […]

gone with the wind

When It Comes To Second Chances (Are They ‘Gone With the Wind’?)

TheDiscipleMD The theater is now called “AFI (American Film Institute) Silver Theatre and Cultural Center” and it is located just blocks outside the Nation’s Capital in Silver Spring, Maryland. It has been restored to its original 1938 condition and it is now one of the areas shining stars. It is a cultural center dedicated to […]


The Tomb is Not A Blind Alley: It Is A Thoroughfare!

TheDiscipleMD Several months ago I attended a funeral for a long time friend. He had served with me in many church assignments over the past twenty five years. He was relatively young but his heath had been failing for some time. As I sat there in the pews listening to friends and family memorialize his […]


Let Us Graduate In Kindness!

The DiscipleMD A few years ago my wife and I attended the college graduation of our daughter. As always there are lessons to be learned in everyday life and the graduation ceremony was no different. Before the diplomas were handed out the Dean of the school asked politely if we would hold our applause until […]

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