Archive for September, 2020

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Its Time To Stop Missing What We Never Had!

TheDiscipleMD Recently I heard a fictional character on television say, “Now, I miss what I never had!” He was ‘now’ in the later stages of life, and he was giving advice to a young protegé. He was referring to the fact that he had spent his entire life in service to his country. What he had sacrificed […]

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When Mental Illness Establishes ‘Residency’

TheDisicpleMD Over the years, I have spoken to countless individuals who are suffering from anxiety, depression and a host of other disorders. Most were faithful members of the church, doing all that they can to keep the commandments and obey the gospel principles. Despite faith and priesthood blessings, their illnesses remain. Their stories are heartbreaking […]

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When I Was Crowned “Prince Of Muffins”

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago my sons and I helped a poor elderly woman and her bed-stricken daughter move from one apartment to another. She was a patient of my wife, who is a home health care nurse.  Since that time, this woman has talked often about the service that we gave to her. She had no […]

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Yet, It Still Stings!

TheDiscipleMD It was a cold dreary afternoon and the evening was coming on when my wife and I stood by the graveside of my Mother. It was misty and we needed a small flashlight to read the engraving.  We talked about her life, shared memories, and then we got back in the car and continued on […]

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