Archive for the ‘Faith’ Category

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O Savior Stay This Night With Me!

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago the focus of a church meeting was the hymns of our faith. It brought me to reflect upon my favorite hymn. My favorite hymn today is not my favorite hymn of yesteryear. My favorite characters found in the scriptures have been changing, according to my age and life experiences. So too, my favorite […]

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The Praise of Man Stays on the Field of Play, While the Character of an Individual Travels Far Into the Eternities.

TheDiscipleMD I followed him throughout his career. He was touted as the next Mickey Mantle but never lived up to the hype. In 2008 Bobby Murcer died of brain cancer at the sage of 62. Most people know who Mickey Mantle is, even if they are not baseball fans. But Murcer’s name will not be remembered by most. He […]

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Let’s Say A Prayer, Daddy!

TheDiscipleMD Her big brown eyes gazed up at me. Then my five-year old said, “Let’s say a prayer Daddy!”  And what was I going to say back to her?  That was the dilemma my little girl put me in that cold winter day so long ago.  I was faced with what I would call, a […]

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Lessons Learned From An Optimistic Hound Dog

TheDiscipleMD The height of optimism was best exemplified to me when my brother told the story of how his house dog barked and excitedly ran to the door, till the day he died, each time a visitor arrived…and it was never for him! The world in which we live can have a tendency to bring […]

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