Archive for the ‘Death/Grief’ Category

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Its Useless!

TheDiscipleMD The story is told of a kind couple who visited an elderly man in the hospital who was in his last hours of life. With death at the doorstep and no apparent hope, the woman visiting, trying to be kind, said to the dying man, “You have such nice hair.” To which he flatly […]

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Waiting For ‘The Iron Horse To Zion’

TheDiscipleMD “And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there.” (Rev. 21:25) The sounds of the station are so vibrant and filled with ‘colors my world.’  The bustle of the passengers, and  the shouts of the vendors are all about us.  Life is at it’s […]

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The Pain Will Be Forever Buried When The Little Ones Come Marching Home!

TheDiscipleMD Suddenly she said to me, “Pull over, pull over.” So I pulled the car off to the side of the road. “That’s the cemetery where my little girl friend was buried. She died when I was six. I want to see her grave.” It’s been over fifty years since my wife stood at her […]

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Mother, I’m Still Trying to Make It To You!

TheDiscipleMD Sometimes as I am driving along a song will come on the radio that will remind me of my mother.  She left this world more than ten years ago but her powerful influence still lingers in my life. I was fortunate to have been born to a wonderful mother who enjoyed her “job”. In fact, I’m pretty sure she would be offended […]

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