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God Bless ‘The Strong One’

TheDiscipleMD There are roles that are being played out behind closed doors in many households that go largely unnoticed by the outside world. One of those is the challenging role of being “The strong one” when it comes to the emotional, spiritual, and temporal nature of a family. In my experience, this role can fall […]

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Singing Through Rainy Days and Mondays

TheDiscipleMD   “Talkin’ to myself and feelin’ old Sometimes I’d like to quit, nothin’ ever seems to fit Hangin’ around, nothin’ to do but frown Rainy days and Mondays always get me down” Rainy days and Mondays always seem to get us down.  Sometimes when it’s a rainy Monday, we don’t even want to get […]

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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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Our Own Private Kryptonite

TheDiscipleMD All of us are familiar with the fictional element “Kryptonite” from the superhero mythos. Kryptonite is the “Achilles heel” of the invulnerable hero we call “Superman.” It is one of the few things that can kill him. As a little boy, I used to follow the “Adventures of Superman” via comic books and through […]

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