Archive for August, 2019

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Walking On Silver Dollars

TheDiscipleMd “An older boy and his young companion were walking along a road which led through a field. They saw an old coat and a badly worn pair of men’s shoes by the roadside, and in the distance they saw the owner working in the field. “The younger boy suggested that they hide the shoes, […]


I Don’t Love My Husband Now And I Certainly Don’t Want Him In The Eternities!

TheDiscipleMD “I don’t love my husband now and I certainly don’t want him in the eternities! I don’t think it is fair that I have to be with him there!” That was the emotional statement by a woman that she spoke to me over thirty years ago.  I knew her husband well, and I could certainly see why she would […]

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Mercy Has Always Been A Hallmark Of A Christian

TheDiscipleMD When I was a young man I use to wonder why some people were so unfriendly, or different looking, or dress so strange. I would never verbalize it to others, of course, but in my heart I would find myself judging people.  With age came experience, much of which was gained by my service in the church. […]

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Chapters Better Left Unpublished

TheDiscipleMD “We all have chapters we would rather keep unpublished”- Downton Abby A great message was delivered by Dieter F. Uchtdorf on being merciful and withholding judgmental gossip about others. (“The Merciful Obtain Mercy”, GC, April, 2012) He made a great point when he asked, “Do you gossip, even when what you say may be […]

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