Archive for July, 2019

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The Light Of Christ Chases Out The Darkness

TheDiscipleMD We have all had a sleepless night at one time or another in our lives. When you have one of those nights, they feel endless. It is a night that I like to call a “worthless evening”, because it gives you no rest from your labors. Once it seemed as if I awoke on […]

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Sic Transit Gloria Mundi (Thus Passes The Glory Of The World)

Sic transit gloria mundi is a Latin phrase that means “Thus passes the glory of the world.” It has been interpreted as “Worldly things are fleeting.” I learned a lesson about the fleeting glory of man when, as a senior in high school I happened to stop at a local Burger King for lunch. There […]

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When We Invite ‘Misery’ To Stay In Our Guest Room

TheDiscipleMD In the classic 1954 Hitchcock film ‘Rear Window’ is found this exchange between the two lead characters: Lisa:(Grace Kelly), “I wish I were creative.” Jeff: (Jimmy Stewart) “You are. You’re great at creating difficult situations!” Over the course of my life I have met a number of individuals who seem to “create difficult situations’ […]

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Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Thing!

TheDiscipleMD For many of us, admitting a mistake is hard, but learning to say “I’m Sorry” is even harder. While this may not seem to be a very serious flaw, in reality it’s root is found in pride. In fact it can contribute to our inability to repent of sins. After all, both repentance and […]

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