Archive for the ‘Hope’ Category

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O Grave, Where Is Thy Victory?

TheDiscipleMD My Mother passed away over a decade ago. My journal entry for the day she left this world read: “My Mom died today.” That is the entire entry for the day. I remember writing it and stopping. I could not find any words that could describe my feelings. So I left the rest of the page […]

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When Our Garden Turns Into Gethsemane

TheDiscipleMD I learned a valuable lesson from a man who told me that a number of years ago a married brother of his had been on the verge of making a major mistake that would have a lasting negative impact on his family, as well as the extended family. With much consternation he told me […]

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Silver Lining On An Ominous Cloud!

TheDiscipleMD Several years ago I received an email of great depth from my fourth son. I share his words: “Every morning, upon waking up, I check the news for the most recent national headlines and political updates. They are inevitably laced with stories of lying, hate, violence, and corruption. These stories are the reason that many […]

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The Shattered Music Box (The Drummer Boy Played On!)

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago I was preparing to teach an early morning religious class for our youth. It was centered on the gift of “spikenard” that Mary used to anoint the head and feet of the Savior just prior to his death. The lesson asked the instructor to bring to class a memorable “gift” […]

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