Archive for the ‘Humorous’ Category

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Room To Be Less Judgmental

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD 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 […]

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Becoming Culturally Poisoned By Degrees

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD In July of 1976, as a missionary,  I took a 23 hour bus ride from Villa Regina, Argentina to  Buenos Aires. It was a long bumpy ride that occasionally left my stomach feeling sick. Little did I know that the ride would foreshadow the dinning experience I would find in my new […]

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The Perfume Of Pain (And Life’s Other Mysteries)

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD It happened again the other day. An elderly woman passed by me and about knocked me off my feet with the powerful smell of her perfume. I couldn’t tell you if the scent of the perfume was delightful or not, because the force of it was overpowering.  I don’t know what the name […]

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The Half-Wit And The Kingdom Of God

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD “A man owned a small farm in Indiana. The Indiana State Wage & Hour Department claimed he was not paying proper wages to his help and sent an agent out to interview him. “I need a list of your employees and how much you pay them,” demanded the agent. “Well,” replied the […]

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When Thy Neighbor’s Dog Offends You!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMd I don’t know who was the first to post a sign on their property warning us, but Paul of the New Testament was probably the first to write it down: “Beware of dogs…” (Philippians 3:2) And certainly the psalmist was thinking of me as I lie awake in bed each night  to the sounds […]

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A Study In Time

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD 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 […]

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I Was A Teenage Mormon Zombie

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD I was born and raised a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, or Mormon, as some prefer to call us. I grew up in the suburbs of Maryland just outside Washington D.C. so I was a religious anomaly in my schools. Yet, I blended in very well […]

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Humor Has It!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD I have always believed that Jesus Christ was a person with a pleasant disposition and an ability to be cheerful in times of great trial. I also believe that a sense of humor is important in balancing our lives. I thought I would pass along a few humorous statements from church leaders […]

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