Archive for the ‘Film/Music’ Category

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Blaming Casper the ‘Friendly’ Ghost

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD 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 […]

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Our Own Private Kryptonite

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD 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 […]

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Dead Flowers

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD My mother loved beautiful flowers! My wife loves beautiful flowers! Almost every woman I know does. For most women, getting flowers from her husband or suitor is a grand expression of his love and affection. Recently I brought home flowers for my wife. Her eyes lit up as I presented her my […]

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Close At Hand

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD In the mid 1980’s I was on a business trip to the city of Seattle, Washington. At the concourse of the airport on my return flight home, I found myself walking behind a very well dressed gentleman. He stood out because he was the tallest man I had ever seen. As I […]

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Making It Through ‘Three-Dog’ Nights!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD Like many people my age, when I hear the term “Three dog night” I think of the 1970’s superstar rock band of the same name. How the group got their name is interesting. “An official commentary included in the CD set ‘Celebrate: The Three Dog Night Story…states that vocalist Danny Hutton’s then-girlfriend…thought […]

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The Hakuna Matata Lifestyle

Print or EmailThe DiscipleMD The other night my three-and-a-half year old granddaughter asked me to put on “The Lion King”, so I did. Then she wanted me to watch it with her, which I also did. As I lay on the floor, she curled up next to me and laid her head on my shoulder […]

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Hope Floats

Print or EmailTheDisicpleMD I don’t know how or why it happens, but it seems that whenever my wife and I go out to the theater we end up seeing what some have coined as a “Chick Flick”. A number of years ago we saw a movie entitled “Hope Floats”. It was a typical romantic comedy […]

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O Savior Stay This Night With Me!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD 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, […]

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