Archive for the ‘Marriage/mother/fatherhood’ Category

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The Latter-Day Gladiator

TheDiscipleMD We live in tempestuous times! The world is headed the opposite way that we have been taught. Materialism is rampant and humanism is the belief of the day. Society has become very hedonistic and seeks only the pleasure of the flesh. Godliness in thought and deed is no longer admired, but rather, it has […]

Hinckleys

The Girl Of Our Dreams

TheDiscipleMD 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 was overcome. […]

death of spouse

A Whole New World (When Death Visits A Marriage)

TheDiscipleMD “A whole new world, that’s where we’ll be.” (Aladdin, Disney) Yes, it is a whole new world for a married man and wife when death knocks at their door.  Suddenly, and sometimes very unexpectedly, the partnership is dissolved and one spouse is left here on earth, alone,  and grappling for answers as to the fate of […]

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In My Defense (I Love Being With Her!)

TheDiscipleMD I have spent my entire lifetime in association with men and women of the church. Through the many years I have served with them I have rarely had negative interaction with them.   However, many years ago while serving as a young and inexperienced church leader I had a singular negative encounter with another local leader who I had never […]

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