Archive for the ‘Faith’ Category

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When Mental Illness Establishes ‘Residency’

TheDisicpleMD Over the years, I have spoken to countless individuals who are suffering from anxiety, depression and a host of other disorders. Most were faithful members of the church, doing all that they can to keep the commandments and obey the gospel principles. Despite faith and priesthood blessings, their illnesses remain. Their stories are heartbreaking […]

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Waiting For ‘The Iron Horse’ To Zion

TheDiscipleMD “And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there.” (Rev. 21:25) The sounds of the station are so vibrant and filled with ‘colors my world.’  The bustle of the passengers, and  the shouts of the vendors are all about us.  Life is at it’s […]

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Whether It Be Perfect I Know Not; One Thing I Know, ‘Whereas I Was Blind, Now I See”

TheDiscipleMD “Faith furnishes prayer with wings, without which it cannot soar to Heaven.” -St. John Climacus (525-600) I think one of the most interesting stories found in the New Testament is of the man who was born blind and then healed by the Savior. When the Pharisees hear of the miraculous healing, they desperately want […]

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Being Overwhelmed Is Very Much A Part Of The Journey

TheDisicpleMD Joseph Fielding McConkie gave a talk entitled, “Finding Answers,” at a devotional in 2006. In his talk he told a story. The story centered around a young man who had a very difficult problem. He did not know what to do, so he visited with his bishop. The bishop listened carefully and thoughtfully. He […]

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