Archive for April, 2017

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Crossing The Delawares Of Our Lives

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago my brother, father and I, visited the reported spot of ground where George Washington and his army crossed the Delaware River at the outset of the Revolutionary War. This historical event is made famous by a painting that portrays General Washington standing majestically at the bow, as his small boat […]

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The Pattering Of Little Feet

TheDiscipleMD A number of years ago I awoke from a good nights sleep to a familiar sound. It was a sound of days long past. As I lay in bed it took me a moment to recognize it. It was the sound of the “pattering of little feet.” It was the noise made by the sound of […]

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The Hakuna Matata Lifestyle

The DiscipleMD The other night my three-and-a-half year old granddaughter asked me to put on “The Lion King”, so I did. Then she wanted me to watch it with her, which I also did. As I lay on the floor, she curled up next to me and laid her head on my shoulder as we […]

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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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