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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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When Your life Hangs In The Balance…What Do You Think Of?

TheDiscipleMD As our Jeep headed over the embankment, our eyes met! I wondered, as I felt the car start to roll, if this would be the last time our eyes would meet in this life? Was this the way life would end, for me, for my wife, for us both?” (November 21, 2010) We had […]

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When The Little Ones Come Marching Home!

TheDiscipleMD Suddenly she said to me, “Pull over, pull over.” So I pulled the car off to the side of the road. “That’s the cemetery where my little girl friend was buried. She died when I was six. I want to see her grave.” It’s been over fifty years since my wife stood at her […]

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An Anthem To Our Faith!

TheDiscipleMD On October 16,  2007 my older brother died of pancreatic cancer. Not long before he died at the age of 59, I wrote a letter to him. I quote a few lines. “When I think of you I always smile…I guess it’s because every memory I have of you is a positive one…Floods of memories come […]

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