Archive for October, 2019


Thanks To Mothers All Of Us Ugly Ducklings Are Swans!

TheDiscipleMD What child from my era didn’t read Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale of the ugly duckling and not be uplifted and inspired by its message of the power of change and transformation. When ‘The Ugly Duckling’ saw his reflection in the water for the first time as a mature Swan, it gave hope to all […]

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Patience With Loved Ones Progression Is Of Christ

TheDiscipleMD Sometimes in our desire to help friends, family and associates, we think that by pushing them forward we are helping. We want them to be where we think they “ought” to be, not where they are. More times than not they come away with feelings of being unloved and invalidated. I am reminded of […]


Why Does The Simple Phrase, “I Love You,” Evoke Such Universal Joy?

TheDiscipleMD “What is it about true love that touches every heart? Why does the simple phrase “I love you” evoke such universal joy? Men give various reasons, but the real reason is that every person who comes to earth is a spirit son or daughter of God. Since all love emanates from God, we are […]


Riding the Storm Out

TheDsicipleMD A recent visit with an old childhood friend brought back memories of a devastating storm that hit Maryland in 1972. Hurricane Agnes made its way up the East Coast and ended up being the costliest hurricane to ever hit the United States up to that time. In my home state of Maryland, 19 people […]

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