Archive for the ‘Hope’ Category

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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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God Bless ‘The Strong One’

TheDiscipleMD There are roles that are being played out behind closed doors in many households that go largely unnoticed by the outside world. One of those is the challenging role of being “The strong one” when it comes to the emotional, spiritual, and temporal nature of a family. In my experience, this role can fall […]

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Singing Through Rainy Days and Mondays

TheDiscipleMD   “Talkin’ to myself and feelin’ old Sometimes I’d like to quit, nothin’ ever seems to fit Hangin’ around, nothin’ to do but frown Rainy days and Mondays always get me down” Rainy days and Mondays always seem to get us down.  Sometimes when it’s a rainy Monday, we don’t even want to get […]

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