Archive for the ‘Humorous’ Category

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Love Has A Special Flavor Of Its Own

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD A few years ago my sons and I helped a poor elderly woman and her bed-stricken daughter move from one apartment to another. She was a patient of my wife, who is a home health care nurse.  Since that time, this woman has talked often about the service that we gave to her. She […]

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Honey, What Do You Do All Day?

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD “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 […]

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Surrendering The Bluetooth

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD A few years ago my brother related to me of an interesting experience he had while visiting one of his son’s Sacrament Meetings. It seems that a brother had just been baptized and was being confirmed a member of the church that Sunday. My brother watched as this man walked forward for […]

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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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