Archive for January, 2020

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Papa Smurf Would Be Proud!

TheDiscipleMD Several years ago my wife pulled up to the window of our local McDonald’s. The girl behind the counter smiled. She knew my wife loves to collect the latest “toy” that McDonald’s offers in their Happy Meals. My wife loves giving them to our granddaughters. The newest toy collection was tied in with the release of a […]

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Our Un-Godly Expectation Of Perfection!

TheDiscipleMD It wasn’t always made exact. Sometimes the pillow laid crooked across the bed and the sheets weren’t even on both sides. In my hurry to school the covers were often tossed up and didn’t look the best. Yet, I don’t recall my Mother scolding me about my “imperfect” bed. As a teenage boy, I […]

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When We Choke On The ‘Clear Candy’

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago my wife was making brownies for her young women church class. Caramel was a key ingredient in the recipe. She asked me to unwrap the clear cellophane off the individual caramel pieces so that she could melt them. There were about forty pieces that needed my attention. I dutifully unwrapped […]

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You Can’t Pray A Lie

TheDiscipleMD “It made me shiver , and I about made up my mind to pray and see if I couldn’t try to quit bein’ the kind of boy I was and be better.  So I kneeled down. But the words wouldn’t come.  Why wouldn’t they? It weren’t no use to try to hide from Him…I knowed very […]

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