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fanaticism

The Definition Of A Fanatic

TheDiscipleMD In a 2005 fireside address given by Dallin Oaks, entitled “The Dedication of a Lifetime,” he spoke of being constant and steady in our dedication to the gospel. Fanaticism in any form can be harmful if it is extreme. Here are some of his words: “The “dedication of a lifetime” requires one to be […]

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When You Feel Discouraged, Read A Pioneer Story!

TheDiscipleMD “I ask you to stop this criticism. You are discussing a matter you know nothing about. Cold historic facts mean nothing here, for they give no proper interpretation of the questions involved. Mistake to send the Handcart Company out so late in the season? Yes! But I was in that company and my wife […]

Rubbernecking

Rubbernecking After the World!

TheDiscipleMD We have all done it at least once in our lives. You know, rubbernecking! We are driving along the highway and there is some accident ahead, or someone is in trouble with the law. As we come close to the scene we slow way down, sometimes to a crawl. We look! We look again! […]

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Trusting In Him!

TheDiscipleMD On February 11th, 1861, newly elected President Abraham Lincoln delivered a farewell speech to his home state in Springfield, Illinois, as he left for Washington D.C.: “I now leave, not knowing when or whether ever I may return, with a task before me greater than that which rested upon Washington. Without the assistance of […]

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