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The Library Door; Slightly Ajar

TheDiscipleMD The door to the library in the house I grew up in was always cracked, just a bit. An open invitation to come in and “explore” me.  I have many recollections as a boy and later as a teenager of images from the library. Throughout my life I would walk by it and peek inside. Often inside there […]

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Lessons From My Granddaughter

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago I wrote these thoughts: “It has been so many years since I have watched, up close, the life of a small child.  I have forgotten the lessons I should have learned from them when I raised my own.  Since becoming a grandfather I have had the pleasure of watching my […]

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All I Want For Christmas Is…?

TheDiscipleMD As we approach the celebration of our Savior’s birth, we need to keep in mind the true reason for it’s celebration. We give gifts and presents because the wise men gave such when they visited the small child, Jesus. They did so to honor and respect him and to show their belief in his divine […]

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Through The Prism Of Faith They Are Becoming Who They Are Worshipping!

TheDiscipleMD As I surveyed the room where we were gathered for the dinner celebration of my wife’s birthday, I couldn’t help but notice that I was the only one in the room with the spouse of my youth. I also couldn’t help but notice that despite the tragedy that had befallen upon the family members […]

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