Archive for the ‘Gratitude’ Category

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A ‘Plane’ Encounter With An Extra-ordinary Man!

TheDiscipleMD As I made my way down the aisle of the airplane to my seat I spied an elderly gentlemen already seated who I immediately recognized. As I came closer to him he looked up at me and then back down seemingly not to recognize me at all. Yet, when I reached his aisle he […]

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The Music Of Still Being Brethren In The Spoken Word

TheDiscipleMD ” And now it came to pass that as Alma was journeying… behold, to his astonishment, he met with the sons of Mosiah journeying towards the land of Zarahemla…Alma did rejoice exceedingly to see his brethren; and what added more to his joy, they were still his brethren in the Lord; yea, and they […]

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Add A FifthTo Our Thanksgiving Meal!

TheDiscipleMD Thanksgiving has always been a favorite holiday of mine. It usually involves the four “F’s”; family, friends, football, and food. Who could ask for more? Often lost though, is the purpose of the holiday. The first American Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621, to commemorate the harvest reaped by the Plymouth Colony after a harsh […]

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Lessons Learned From An Optimistic Hound Dog

TheDiscipleMD The height of optimism was best exemplified to me when my brother told the story of how his house dog barked and excitedly ran to the door, till the day he died, each time a visitor arrived…and it was never for him! The world in which we live can have a tendency to bring […]

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