Archive for the ‘Marriage/mother/fatherhood’ Category

Hinckleys

The Girl Of Our Dreams

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD One of the most touching and romantic statements I ever heard was spoken by Gordon B. Hinckley at a conference in October of 2004. In his remarks, referring to his then recently deceased wife he said: “As I held her hand and saw mortal life drain from her fingers, I confess I […]

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The ‘Hallelujah’ Wife!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD I can still see her face when I first picked her up on a Saturday from her apartment on February 11th of 1978….. I remember dating her and never wanting to leave her. I missed her as soon as I walked out the door. I always loved being with her.  She made me feel like I was the most […]

Eternal Companions

The Hardest Calling In The Church

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMd One of the hardest and most thankless callings in the church is the call to “support and sustain” a spouse in his/her church responsibilities. When I have received a calling I have also received the blessings and joy that come with that service. Associations are had, friendships are made and, on occasion, […]

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The ‘Twitterpated’ Marriage

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD Many years ago I attended a church activity where the husbands had chosen a short video clip that best showed the circumstance of meeting and falling in love with their wife.  I chose a well-known scene out of Bambi where Thumper is ‘twitterpated’ by a comely bunny.  After watching all the clips we […]

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