Archive for February, 2017

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When Midnight Comes To The Ball!

TheDiscipleMd Lost in the glamor of the story of Cinderella is a lesson that we might miss. By arriving at the ball while pretending to be someone she isn’t, Cinderella sets herself up for disaster as her “hoax” is sure to be revealed at the strike of midnight. I imagine she was nervous all night! […]

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What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up? She Replied…”A Mother!”

TheDiscipleMD Several years ago I was privy to this exchange while riding to the airport.  My father jokingly asked my  then 20-year-old daughter a probing question. He said, “So,  what do you want to be when you grow up?” Her response was quick and resolute, “A mother!” A warm wave of the spirit washed over me when I heard […]

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She Gets ‘High’ On Life!

TheDiscipleMd I’ve always been a firm believer that there is little good that comes from being in improper places even if our intentions are honorable. I know we are admonished to seek out those in both temporal and spiritual need, but I remember one friend who rationalized that since Christ associated with the sinners that […]

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The Same Blame Game As Cain

TheDiscipleMD Any student of the Bible knows the story of Cain and Abel and of the first recorded murder. Because of Cain’s insincere offering, the Lord “had not respect… and Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.” (Gen. 4-5) Motivated by greed, envy, and jealously, Cain slew his brother Abel. When his dastardly deed […]

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