Archive for the ‘Gratitude’ Category

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Confessing The Lord’s Hand In All Things

TheDiscipleMD Several years ago I was attending a Stake Conference presided over by  Elder Neil L. Anderson of the Twelve. The conference was filled with good advise and inspiring counsel.  I throughly enjoyed the messages. One of the more inspiring lessons I was taught wasn’t while I was seated in the meetings.  Rather, it was in a […]

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With Gracious Honor! (The Blessings of a Father-In-Law)

TheDiscipleMD He is now up in age. I first spoke to him on the phone. It was a tense moment, asking him for his daughter’s hand! It was 1978 and he had never met me or even knew that I was in love with his daughter. I remember the feeling of the conversation all these […]

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O Savior Stay This Night With Me!

TheDiscipleMD 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, my favorite […]

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Please Choose Someone Else

TheDisicpleMD We all remember playing team games as children. Whether in school or in pickup games around the neighborhood, you always wanted to be chosen first by the team captains. Being “chosen” early is something of an honor. No one wanted to be left standing alone as the last pick. What an insult! While being […]

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