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Honey what do you do all day

Honey, What Do You Do All Day?

TheDiscipleMD “Patrick came home from work and found his three children outside, still in their pajamas, playing in the mud, with empty food boxes and wrappers strewn all around the front garden. The door of his wife, Valerie’s car was open, as was the front door to the house and there was no sign of […]

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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