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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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Room For All In Heaven

TheDiscipleMD Shortly after I was married and struggling to make an extra dollar, I came across an advertisement in the local paper for a job opening that guaranteed $10 an hour. As jobs are always hard to get in college towns, and my present job was paying much less, I decided to call. The young […]

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Walking On Silver Dollars

TheDiscipleMd “An older boy and his young companion were walking along a road which led through a field. They saw an old coat and a badly worn pair of men’s shoes by the roadside, and in the distance they saw the owner working in the field. “The younger boy suggested that they hide the shoes, […]

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The Library Door; Slightly Ajar

TheDiscipleMD The door to the library in the house I grew up in was always cracked, just a bit. An open invitation to come in and “explore” me.  I have many recollections as a boy and later as a teenager of images from the library. Throughout my life I would walk by it and peek inside. Often inside there […]

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