Archive for October, 2018

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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 Twain Mile

TheDiscipleMD It was a typical hot Maryland summer  evening when I pulled into the church parking lot around 6 o’clock.  To my surprise there were about a dozen men camped out on the church lawn. They were a pitiful sight! Ragged, sweaty, and looking bewildered! As I got out of my car, I was approached by […]

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My Favorite Name Is…

TheDiscipleMD It has recently come to my attention that a local family with a last name of Bean, named their three children; Boston, Navy and Seven. Another family, believe it or not, named their son Shithead, pronounced, Shi-theed, and still another named all three of their sons John. They go by John I, John II […]

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Sur(prize)! It’s Worthless

TheDiscipleMD I hadn’t seen one in years, but there it was. It was a prize in my cereal box of Coco Puffs. It brought back so many childhood memories! I always loved it when my Mom would buy cereal that had a prize in it. In fact, whenever I happened to be with her when […]

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