Archive for April, 2017

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I Thought My Husband Was Going To Die But The Lord Was Just Teasing Me!

TheDiscipleMD The news broke that her husband had come down with a rare blood disorder that threatened his life. Apparently he had contracted some sort of virus and the prognosis was not good. The church rallied around the family. I marveled at the compassion of the members and also at the courage of the grief-stricken […]

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The Saw Thank Redemption

TheDiscipleMD When I first met him, it was not under the best of circumstances. It has been decades since then. He was a good man who had taken a wrong detour from the straight and narrow path. He loved his wife and children, yet, in a moment of weakness, he had undermined his love of […]

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Making It Through ‘Three-Dog’ Nights!

TheDiscipleMD Like many people my age, when I hear the term “Three dog night” I think of the 1970’s superstar rock band of the same name. How the group got their name is interesting. “An official commentary included in the CD set ‘Celebrate: The Three Dog Night Story…states that vocalist Danny Hutton’s then-girlfriend…thought of the […]

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The Sacramental ‘Wire In The Blood’

TheDiscipleMD The famous poet T.S Eliot wrote: “The trilling wire in the blood/sings below inveterate scars/appeasing long-forgotten wars.” (“Four Quartets”) Many of the great poets of our time, write in ways that are hard to comprehend. Often their poems are written with hidden meanings and messages. No one knows for sure what Mr. Eliot meant […]

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