Archive for October, 2019

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Creating A ‘Masterpiece” Of Our Lives

TheDiscipleMD From time to time I go back and re-read some of my favorite talks. One which I always enjoy reading was given by the late Joseph B. Wirthlin entitled ” The Abundant Life”. A phrase that popped out to me in reading his address was “creating a masterpiece out of our lives.’ I quote him: “The […]

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Facing Our ‘Nebuchadnezzar’

TheDiscipleMD The eight-year old boy stood up and frightfully approached the pulpit. It was the early 1960’s in Junior Sunday School at church. He had memorized his talk and gone over it again and again. But somehow it didn’t give the boy total confidence in telling the story of Daniel as he began his talk. […]

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Don’t Forget The Old Horses

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago I was in charge of our church youth softball tournament. It is always enjoyable to play but that year was made more so by having the Stake President participate. He and I are old teammates from many years ago and share a love of the game. The next day he sent me a […]

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I Would Rather Go Out Of Existence!

TheDiscipleMD “I would rather go out of existence then to believe the thought that I will never be reunited with my wife.” So said my Father about his deceased wife, (my Mother), when he reached his 89th birthday. “Amen,” I said in my heart as I feel the same about my companion of more than […]

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