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Blaming Casper the ‘Friendly’ Ghost

TheDiscipleMD It seemed like every other day, one of us kids were breaking something, forgetting to turn off something, or not cleaning up behind ourself.  When my Mom would inquire of us as to who was responsible, all of us would respond collectively or individually, “It wasn’t me!”   My Mom would get frustrated and say, […]

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The New ‘Face'(Book) of The Milkman

TheDiscipleMD When I was a kid growing up in the 1960’s,  the old cliche was the story of the housewife running off with the “Milkman”.” At that day and age, the “Milkman” was, for most woman, the only man they ever came into constant contact with outside of their husbands.  The “Mailman” and “Fuller Brush” salesman came in […]

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

TheDiscipleMD 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 relaxing and […]

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The Library Door; Slightly Ajar

TheDiscipleMD 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 inside there […]

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