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To The Legions of ‘Forgotten Heroes’ Walking The Church Hallways

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD In the summer of 1980 we were living in Maryland. That summer my parents were able to get a beach house located on the Chesapeake Bay for a few days. My wife and I, with our young son of just over a year, were excited to go and spend a few days […]

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The Library Door; Slightly Ajar

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD The door to the library in the house I grew up in was always cracked, just a bit. An open invitation to come in and “explore” me.  I have many recollections as a boy and later as a teenager of images from the library. Throughout my life I would walk by it and peek inside. Often […]

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Super Bowl Or Church?

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD I sat excitedly as a fourteen-year-old boy watching Super Bowl V on January 17th, 1971. It has been over forty-five years since I sat downstairs at my house cheering on the Dallas Cowboys as they took on the Baltimore Colts. It was a late Sunday afternoon as the game plugged along into […]

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Angels Don’t Have Wings

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD (15TH MOST POPULAR POST OF 2016)- April 9th A young boy in the first grade was given the assignment in elementary school to make an ornament for Christmas. A popular way to make an ornament in his day, circa 1963, was to Papier-mâché a soda pop bottle into a holiday character. He […]

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They Are No Longer ‘Ordinary’ Books (After My Father Signs Them!)

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD Each May and December I receive a gift from my Dad. May is my birthday month and December is, of course, Christmas. On those occasions, for as long as I can remember, he has sent me a book, which I believe he does for all his children.  Most of the books I […]

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Tears For The Salvagar

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMd In 1930 he had been born to a 16 year old unwed mother who would later marry 7 times in her life. His upbringing was one of poverty and uncertainty. In a nutshell, he lived a life none of us would wish on our worst enemy. To escape his pain he joined […]

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When We Lack The Courage To ‘Stand Tall’

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD It happened many years ago, yet, it is still fresh in my conscience and from time to time it appears on the “stage” of my mind. It happened on an otherwise innocuous day during high school. It was fifth period English class and we had a substitute for the day. You know […]

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Surviving the Grind of Life!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD As a sophomore in high school I decided to try out for the wrestling team even though I scarcely knew a thing about the sport.  Much to my surprise I won a spot wrestling varsity. For me it was a great accomplishment. As inexperienced as I was, somehow I managed to win […]

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