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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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I Was A Teenage Mormon Zombie

TheDiscipleMD 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 and grew […]

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The Parable Of The Old Dog (The Ginger Snap Story)

The DiscipleMD Over the course of years I have had the opportunity to interview literally thousands of church members and had many wonderful and uplifting conversations with them.  On occasion someone will tell me that they are bored with the lessons taught at church as they have heard the same lessons on the same principles over and over. […]

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The Half-Wit And The Kingdom Of God

TheDiscipleMD “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 farmer, “there’s […]

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