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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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Dead Flowers

TheDiscipleMD 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 bouquet of […]

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Close At Hand

TheDiscipleMD 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 passed him […]

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