Archive for January, 2020


Our ‘Unhealthy Preoccupations’

TheDiscipleMD If you have ever seen the 1957 Academy Award Winning movie, “The Bridge on the River Kwai,’ you will not soon forget it. It tells the story of a captured WWII POW British officer who becomes so obsessed with building ‘the perfect bridge’ over a Japanese river called ‘Kwai,’ that in the end, to […]


Eyes Wide-Open

TheDiscipleMD The world in which we live has such beauty, and can bring such joy to our souls. Yet, this same beautiful world can not only show us, but also give us such pain. On those occasions, sometimes it seems, it would be better to be blind, than to see the pain and suffering that […]


The Greatest Catch I ‘Never’ Made!

TheDiscipleMD Many years ago I was playing in a men’s softball league with a few of my friends. One particular game I remember vividly because it was in this game that occurred “the greatest catch I (n)ever made.” It was a night game and for those who have played under the lights it can be […]


Can I Have Your Autograph?

TheDiscipleMD A number of years ago my sons, brother and I attended a game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Philadelphia Phillies. My nephew was pitching that day and we gave him a ride home from the stadium after the game was over. He had pitched well as I recall.  We had to wait around outside the stadium […]

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