Archive for the ‘Death/Grief’ Category

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Our Common Ground

TheDiscipleMD Many  years ago I was perusing the obituaries of the Washington Post and came across one that caught my eye. I was reminded of this obituary as I sat pondering my life on a birthday I celebrated several years ago.   In celebrating birthdays of younger years I had been most excited for milestones ahead. Lately I have stopped […]

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

TheDiscipleMD 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 by his […]

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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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What Of Our Body In The Eternities?

TheDiscipleMD Upon resurrection our bodies, according to the scriptures, will rise from the dead with various degrees of glory, meaning the bodies will be different. In Corinthians, it says: “There are also celestial bodies, and bodies terrestrial: but the glory of the celestial is one, and the glory of the terrestrial is another. There is […]

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