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The Good Die Young

TheDiscipleMD It was about nine years ago that I got the dreaded call from my older brother, Richard. I looked down at my cell phone to see his name light up. I knew that he had been in to see the doctor that week for a prognosis on his pancreatic cancer. When I answered the […]

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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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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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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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