Archive for the ‘Courage’ Category

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Through The Prism Of Faith They Are Becoming Who They Are Worshipping!

TheDiscipleMD As I surveyed the room where we were gathered for the dinner celebration of my wife’s birthday, I couldn’t help but notice that I was the only one in the room with the spouse of my youth. I also couldn’t help but notice that despite the tragedy that had befallen upon the family members […]

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The Shattered Music Box

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago I was preparing to teach an early morning religious class for our youth. It was centered on the gift of “spikenard” that Mary used to anoint the head and feet of the Savior just prior to his death. The lesson asked the instructor to bring to class a memorable “gift” […]

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The Stuff Of Which Eternity Is Made

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago we held our annual family Christmas party. The highlight for me was when time was turned over to my father, then 87, to say a few words. He spoke a few words about my mother, his deceased wife. In his remarks, referring to my mother, he said: “She was made of the right stuff.” […]

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The Gold Man In Your Hands

TheDiscipleMD “Nothing happens…unless you work. It is like a wheelbarrow. It doesn’t move until you get a hold of the two handles and push…and if you have learned to work with real integrity it will bless your lives forever.” (Missionary meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 6 Aug. 1998, Pres. Gordon B. Hinckley). One day during my […]

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