Archive for October, 2017

zombies

I Was A Teenage Mormon Zombie

TheDiscipleMD I was born and raised a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, or Mormon, as some prefer to call us. I grew up in the suburbs of Maryland just outside Washington D.C. so I was a religious anomaly in my schools. Yet, I blended in very well and grew […]

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The Return On A Crop? A Faithful Son!

TheDiscipleMD A number of years ago a member told the story of how he had been raised on a farm in southern Utah. Being raised a member of the Mormon faith, his father diligently tried to adhere to the law of the Sabbath. This now grown man related how on one occasion the weather forecast […]

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Escaping The Ranks Of Moral Insanity

TheDiscipleMd “The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority,” Marcus Aurelius opined, “but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.” Sometimes I feel that the message of the gospel of Jesus Christ is the only way to “escape” from the insanity of the immoral majority.  It […]

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In Quiet Desperation!

TheDiscipleMD “Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.” (Henry David Thoreau) Almost all of us have had a time in our life when we have felt, well…desperate! And who hasn’t felt a time when that desperation hasn’t been in the quiet of our own minds. […]

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