Archive for the ‘History’ Category

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Stay Seated!

TheDiscipleMD The Baltimore Washington Area has a rich history of professional sports. It also has a history of breaking fans’ hearts when owners have decided to leave town with our teams. The Colts were taken from us and, two times, the Senators left town for greener pastures. My teenage brother and some of his friends […]

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A (De)Secularation Of Independence

TheDiscipleMD As it has become increasingly difficult to raise our families under the basic tenants of our Christian beliefs due to the secularism of the day, and as the ballot box seems to fall victim to judicial fiat, we the people, still declare our rejection of secularism that is fast  becoming the core of our society. We support this […]

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Another Look At His ‘Grace’

TheDiscipleMD I first remember seeing it on the kitchen wall of my parents’ farmhouse in the early eighties. I don’t know what it was about that particular painting that captured my attention. Perhaps it was the discouraged look on the old man’s face. His white head bowed down in disappointment at the bowl of gruel […]

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A Monumental View Of Heaven

TheDiscipleMd Having grown up in the suburbs of Maryland gave me proximity to our Nation’s capital.  In fact, I was born in it.   So, on occasion as a family, mostly when relatives came to town,  we would go sightseeing to Washington D.C.   One of the sites we often visited was the Washington Monument.  Erected in […]

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