Archive for the ‘Mercy’ Category

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Shimming Across the Potomac!

TheDiscipleMD In 1980 I was working in Washington D.C. at a food wholesale outlet. At the time I was living in the outskirts of D.C. and was driving a 1966 Ford Mustang. This Mustang was unique in that the gas gauge was broken and I never knew how much gas I had in the tank. […]

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Kissed By An Angel

TheDisicpleMd It has been more than thirty-five years since I returned from Argentina where I served as a full-time missionary for the church. I have forgotten how to speak fluently in Spanish, its native language, but some lessons I learned there continue to influence me to this day. One such lesson is an appreciation for the […]

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The Twain Mile

TheDiscipleMD It was a typical hot Maryland summer  evening when I pulled into the church parking lot around 6 o’clock.  To my surprise there were about a dozen men camped out on the church lawn. They were a pitiful sight! Ragged, sweaty, and looking bewildered! As I got out of my car, I was approached by […]

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Eating off the China

TheDiscipleMD “A frail old man lived with his son, his daughter-in-law, and his four-year-old grandson. His eyes were blurry, his hands trembled, and his step faltered. The family would eat together nightly at the dinner table. But the elderly grandfather’s shaky hands and failing sight made eating rather difficult. Peas rolled off his spoon, dropping […]

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