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Winslow Homer, The fog warning, 1885

A Study In Time

TheDiscipleMD A boat docked in a tiny Mexican village. An American tourist, Sean, complimented the Mexican fisherman on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took him to catch them. ‘Not very long,’ answered Pablo, the fisherman. ‘Then why didn’t you stay out longer and catch more?’ asked Sean. Pablo explained that […]

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My Life As A Paratrooper

TheDiscipleMD When I was just a lad of ten, my father said to me, Come here and learn a lesson from the lovely lemon tree. Lemon tree very pretty and the lemon flower is sweet But the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat. (‘Lemon Tree’, Peter Paul and Mary, 1962) Although the […]

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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 To Be Less Judgmental

TheDiscipleMD My wife is a registered nurse. She is familiar with hospital regulations that require a wheel chair for patients being discharged. It doesn’t matter if the patient needs a wheel chair in order to check out or not, one is provided and required. While working as a student nurse, one of her colleagues found […]

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