Archive for the ‘Death/Grief’ Category

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He Stopped Loving Her Today! (Or Did He?)

TheDiscipleMD I can’t remember the first time I heard it, but I was just a boy when across the radio I heard the silky sound of George Jones’ voice as he told the sad story of a man who had ‘stopped loving her today.’ It took listening to it several times before the real meaning took hold […]

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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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My ‘Take’ On Les Miserables

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago during the holiday season I was “taken” by my wife to the local theater to watch Les Miserables on the big screen. I must admit that I went solely out of duty and because I wanted to score “brownie” points with her. And although I admit that I did fall asleep […]

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A Whole New World (When Death Visits A Marriage)

TheDiscipleMD “A whole new world, that’s where we’ll be.” (Aladdin, Disney) Yes, it is a whole new world for a married man and wife when death knocks at their door.  Suddenly, and sometimes very unexpectedly, the partnership is dissolved and one spouse is left here on earth, alone,  and grappling for answers as to the fate of […]

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