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Killing Lincoln Leaves A House Revered: A House Reviled

TheDiscipleMD My memory of visiting the William Peterson home is sketchy but the impression still lingers. I was just a young man when I walked up the narrow staircase that led to the “room.”   The “room” was a small bedroom at the top of the stairs. A glass-encased pillow was lying on the small bed. I […]

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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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My Dinner Conversation With Peter The Apostle

TheDiscipleMD A number of years ago I was asked by a business associate what historical figure I would most like to dine with. I was given no parameters so I said the obvious, “Jesus Christ.” “Ahh, that’s too common of an answer,” he retorted. So I reflected a little bit more and then I said, […]

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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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