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The Praise of Man Stays on the Field of Play, While the Character of an Individual Travels Far Into the Eternities.

TheDiscipleMD I followed him throughout his career. He was touted as the next Mickey Mantle but never lived up to the hype. In 2008 Bobby Murcer died of brain cancer at the sage of 62. Most people know who Mickey Mantle is, even if they are not baseball fans. But Murcer’s name will not be remembered by most. He […]

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The Body Bag Is Full Of Life

TheDiscipleMD I was waiting patiently outside the assisted living facility for my wife,  when two men wheeled someone out the front door in a body bag,  and reverently started placing it in the back of the long black Hearse. My wife happened to come out the door at the same time. She walked over to the car, opened the passenger […]

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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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Shoulders Wet With Tears

TheDiscipleMD I really can’t explain it but it happened.  In 2002 my mother passed away and I thought I was handling her loss very well.  Then, one Sunday, a few weeks after my mother died, a fellow church member came up to me and gave condolences regarding my loss.  I felt tears start to swell in my eyes […]

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