Archive for the ‘Courage’ Category

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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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When High Noon Comes!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD The great western movie classic, “High Noon”, tells the story of a town Marshall who is forced to face a gang of killers all by himself. As the Marshall scours the town for help, no one has the courage to come forward to help him, leaving him alone and outnumbered to face the evil […]

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The Revealing Nature Of “The Rest of the Story”

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD In September of 2003 a hurricane ravaged the state of Maryland leaving many without power, including my family, for weeks. That hurricane was named Isabel and it felled a hundred foot tree on the side of our property which landed squarely on top of my house. It was around midnight when, while […]

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