Archive for the ‘Mercy’ Category

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The Resurrection of Pinnochio

TheDiscipleMD “Pinocchio is a fictional character that first appeared in 1883, in The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi, and has since appeared in many adaptations of that story and others. Carved from a piece of pine by a wood-carver named Geppetto in a small Italian village, he was created as a wooden puppet, but dreamt […]

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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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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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Shoulders Wet With Tears

TheDiscipleMD I really can’t explain it but it happened.  In 2002 my mother passed away and I thought I was handling her loss very well.  Then, one Sunday, a few weeks after my mother died, a fellow church member came up to me and gave condolences regarding my loss.  I felt tears start to swell in my eyes […]

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