Archive for August, 2017

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The Miracle Of ‘Fahrenheit 451’ Missionaries

TheDiscipleMD Fahrenheit 451 is a novel written by Ray Bradbury that was published in 1953. The novel presents a future American society where books are outlawed and “firemen” burn any that are found. The title refers to the temperature that Bradbury understood to be the auto ignition point of paper. While I have never read […]

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‘Daddy, Let’s Play ‘Rough’!

TheDiscipleMD “We sat on the last row, and our only son, a tall, fine young man, walked, at the invitation of the bishop, up the aisle and stood by the pulpit. The bishop spoke about my son and presented him to the congregation for their sustaining vote to his advancement in the Aaronic Priesthood…Later, at […]

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Hope For The Lamantations Of An Aging Man

TheDiscipleMD A recent instructor of a Sunday School class said, “When I was in my early twenties I never thought I would be fifty. But here I am.” I remember having the same thoughts. I specifically recall, as a boy, figuring up how old I would be in the year 2000. It seemed so far […]

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“If My Life Is Of No Value To My Friends…”

TheDiscipleMD There is a bond forged while in church service that is not found in this world. Perhaps the armed services comes the closest to forming such feellings of love and closeness.  This brotherhood or sisterhood  is forged because of the nature of the work. At times it can be hard, with joy and discouragement neatly […]

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