Archive for the ‘Courage’ Category

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When Mental Illness Establishes ‘Residency’

Print or EmailTheDisicpleMD 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 […]

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God Will Wipe Away The Tears!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD Many years ago I was lying on the operating table for an injury I had sustained while playing softball. The anesthesiologist looked down at me and said,”Start counting down, beginning at 100!” I started, 100, 99, 98…” That’s all I remember. Next thing I know, hours had passed and I found myself […]

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God Bless ‘The Strong One’ In Families!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD There are roles that are being played out behind closed doors in many households that go largely unnoticed by the outside world. One of those is the challenging role of being “The strong one” when it comes to the emotional, spiritual, and temporal nature of a family. In my experience, this role […]

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A (De)Secularation Of Independence

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD As it has become increasingly difficult to raise our families under the basic tenants of our Christian beliefs due to the secularism of the day, and as the ballot box seems to fall victim to judicial fiat, we the people, still declare our rejection of secularism that is fast  becoming the core of our society. We […]

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