Archive for the ‘Death/Grief’ Category

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Best Known For…

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago a Hollywood actor tragically died  due to a drug overdose.  He was best known for… He was best known for…(fill in the blank), is a common byline for newspapers when they report on someone’s death.  That is, if they are ‘best known’ for something or anything.  When I read such […]

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God Will Wipe Away The Tears!

TheDiscipleMD 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 on a […]

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When Your life Hangs In The Balance…What Do You Think Of?

TheDiscipleMD As our Jeep headed over the embankment, our eyes met! I wondered, as I felt the car start to roll, if this would be the last time our eyes would meet in this life? Was this the way life would end, for me, for my wife, for us both?” (November 21, 2010) We had […]

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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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