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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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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. […]

Eternal Companions

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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The Pattering Of Little Feet

TheDiscipleMD 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 sound of […]

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