Archive for September, 2017

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I Never Met A Man I Didn’t Like!

TheDiscipleMD I was raised in the suburbs of Washington D.C., a city boy all the way. However, my parents were both raised on a farm and so it was not surprising when, in their later years, and after all of us kids were out of the house, they sold our suburban home and bought a small farm […]

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Singing Through Rainy Days and Mondays

TheDiscipleMD   “Talkin’ to myself and feelin’ old Sometimes I’d like to quit, nothin’ ever seems to fit Hangin’ around, nothin’ to do but frown Rainy days and Mondays always get me down” Rainy days and Mondays always seem to get us down.  Sometimes when it’s a rainy Monday, we don’t even want to get […]

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The Body Glove

TheDiscipleMD A number of years ago I spoke at a church fireside on the subject of mental health. During my presentation I used the typical example of my hand being the spirit and a glove being the mortal body. I started by putting on a surgical glove to signify the uniting of the spirit, the […]

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“I’m Sorry” Goes A Long Way Towards Healing

TheDiscipleMD My second grade teacher was a tiny elderly woman named Mrs. Wells who despite her size held a commanding presence in our classroom. She carried a foot long wooden ruler, almost at all times, and wielded it freely in order to get the attention of the class. It was not uncommon for her to […]

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