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The Library Door; Slightly Ajar

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD The door to the library in the house I grew up in was always cracked, just a bit. An open invitation to come in and “explore” me.  I have many recollections as a boy and later as a teenager of images from the library. Throughout my life I would walk by it and peek inside. Often […]

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When All The Kids Are Gone, Do We Know The Person Left Behind?

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD When we hold our first child in our arms, it seems that they will be ours forever; but they won’t!  When our last child disappears behind airport security as they leave for college, have we taken sufficient time to know the person who is left behind? Who is that person left standing […]

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The Pattering Of Little Feet

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD A number of years ago I awoke from a good nights sleep to a familiar sound. It was a sound of days long past. As I lay in bed it took me a moment to recognize it. It was the sound of the “pattering of little feet.” It was the noise made by the […]

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Touching the Veil Through Small Children

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD There are numerous scriptural accounts of the tender spot that Jesus Christ had for little children. None is more spiritual than the account of Christ’s blessing of the children when he came to the American Continent after his resurrection! “And it came to pass that when Jesus had made an end of […]

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A Wife Well-Loved!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD I don’t know if any husband can express in words his deepest feelings for a loved spouse, after all, we are men. But from time to time some of us husbands try to write our feelings which are intended to impress our wives.  It is important to show our love and affection for our […]

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The Crucible Of Marriage

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD I once listened to a popular talk show host, known for his biting and satirical humor, speak on the subject of marriage. He is known to be a ‘serial’ bachelor, meaning, he is constantly moving in and out of relationships but never committing to ‘marriage.’ He said, words to this effect: “They are always saying […]

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I Just Do!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMd One lesson I learned during the first years of my marriage is that expressing your love and devotion to your wife is not a sign of weakness. On the contrary, the law of the Lord has always been complete and full giving of one’s heart and soul to your husband or wife. […]

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The Girl Of Our Dreams

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD THE MOST POPULAR POST OF 2016- JANUARY 4TH 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 […]

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