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The Shattered Music Box (The Drummer Boy Played On!)

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago I was preparing to teach an early morning religious class for our youth. It was centered on the gift of “spikenard” that Mary used to anoint the head and feet of the Savior just prior to his death. The lesson asked the instructor to bring to class a memorable “gift” […]

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I Was A Teenage Mormon Zombie

TheDiscipleMD I was born and raised a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, or Mormon, as some prefer to call us. I grew up in the suburbs of Maryland just outside Washington D.C. so I was a religious anomaly in my schools. Yet, I blended in very well and grew […]

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Till You Find Your Dream!

TheDiscipleMD In March of 1965 a movie was released that later became the favorite theatrical release of my future wife. Little did I know that as my Mom, brothers and sisters and I drove to the outskirts of Washington D.C. to meet my Dad, that I would be enjoying the sights and sounds of “The […]

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The ‘Missouri Boat Ride’ Of Life

TheDiscipleMD “Well Mr. Carpetbagger…we got something in this territory, called the Missouri boat ride.” Perhaps you might recall the above line from the movie “The Outlaw Josey Wales”, directed by Clint Eastwood, starring the same, which was released in 1976. It was a line said by Eastwood’s character, Josey Wales. It was spoken in response to […]

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