Archive for September, 2018

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The Nose Of The Camel

TheDiscipleMD “One cold night, as an Arab sat in his tent, a camel gently thrust his nose under the flap and looked in. “Master,” he said, “let me put my nose in your tent. It’s cold and stormy out here.” “By all means,” said the Arab, “and welcome” as he turned over and went to […]

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Are We Naive Albatross?

TheDiscipleMD “An uninhabited South Atlantic island has for centuries served as a breeding ground for the albatross. Lacking predators, the albatross population thrived. A few years ago, mice made their way to the island. Outweighed 200-fold, the mice targeted albatross chicks for consumption — and now the mice are thriving. Surprisingly, whenever the mice attack […]

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A Monumental View Of Heaven

TheDiscipleMd Having grown up in the suburbs of Maryland gave me proximity to our Nation’s capital.  In fact, I was born in it.   So, on occasion as a family, mostly when relatives came to town,  we would go sightseeing to Washington D.C.   One of the sites we often visited was the Washington Monument.  Erected in […]

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He Knows Me By Name

TheDiscipleMD Many years ago Boyd K. Packer repeated this story in a General Conference address: “Let me quote from the diary of Joseph Millett, a little-known missionary of an earlier time. Called on a mission to Canada, he went alone and on foot. In Canada, during the wintertime, he said: “I felt my weakness. A […]

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