Archive for the ‘Marriage/mother/fatherhood’ Category

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I’ve Got A Winner In You!

TheDiscipleMD In 1978 I met a girl at college who later became my wife. Our short courtship lasted only five weeks before we became engaged and from the day we first met to the day we were married was just over three months. I know the conventional wisdom of today is that you need to be in […]

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I Would Rather Go Out Of Existence!

TheDiscipleMD “I would rather go out of existence then to believe the thought that I will never be reunited with my wife.” So said my Father about his deceased wife, (my Mother), when he reached his 89th birthday. “Amen,” I said in my heart as I feel the same about my companion of more than […]

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A Deadly Dull Marriage

TheDiscipleMD “We never had a cross word between us in 65 years of marriage.”  That is what the elderly gentlemen said across the pulpit about his deceased wife during one of our church meetings.  I don’t know what others thought, but the first thought that came to my mind, after scratching my head was, “What? Did he […]

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Blaming Casper the ‘Friendly’ Ghost

TheDiscipleMD It seemed like every other day, one of us kids were breaking something, forgetting to turn off something, or not cleaning up behind ourself.  When my Mom would inquire of us as to who was responsible, all of us would respond collectively or individually, “It wasn’t me!”   My Mom would get frustrated and say, […]

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