Archive for September, 2016

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The Schoolmaster Of The ‘Compressed Curriculum’

TheDiscipleMD Great are the words of Neal A. Maxwell; profoundly stated almost twenty-years ago. “Uncertainty as to our longevity is one of life’s basic realities for all of us. Hence, you and I should importune in faith for the blessings we deeply desire, but then be “content with the things which the Lord hath allotted […]

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The Story Is Told Of An English Farmer

TheDiscipleMD The story is told of an English farmer at work one day in his field when he saw a party of huntsmen riding about his farm.  Concerned that they might ride into the field where the crop could be damaged by the horses, he sent one of his workmen to shut the gate and […]

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When Death Is Welcomed!

TheDiscipleMD “Death would be welcomed” is what he said to me as I sat next to him on his bed the month before he died from pancreatic cancer.  My brother was in terrible pain and he grimaced in agony just saying the words.  My brother always had a positive outlook,  no matter what was going on in his […]

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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 […]

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