Archive for the ‘Death/Grief’ Category

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Best Known For…

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD 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 […]

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Through The Prism Of Faith They Are Becoming Who They Are Worshipping!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD 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 […]

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Shoulders Wet With Tears

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD 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 […]

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But He Has Such Beautiful Feet! (In Appreciation Of Spouses Everywhere)

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD A few years ago I had the opportunity to sit down with my sister-in-law and reminisce about her now deceased husband who was my brother. Cancer had taken him at the young age of fifty-nine. She related to me that when my brother was in his last days of life, she stood […]

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