Archive for the ‘Family’ Category

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Living With Imperfection Or ‘You Missed A Spot!’

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago I had the assignment of cleaning the meetinghouse along with a few other members. I ended up vacuuming most of the building. At one point, I found myself working next to a sister in our ward. She was cleaning the door windows of the foyer. On our meetinghouse there are double […]

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The Divine Nature And Destiny Of Families

TheDiscipleMD On more than one occasion I have posed this question to a class of students, “Is there anyone who wouldn’t like to come from a loving home with a father and mother who are married and love each other and love you?” The response is always the same. Silence! Not a hand goes up, […]

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The Evolving Nature Of A Man’s Birthday

TheDiscipleMD Birthdays are a funny thing for a man. When you were a kid you were filled with excitement as your “special” day came near and that date, whatever it may be, became your day. It belonged to you! You were filled with anticipation about the presents you would receive, or the party that would […]

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The Daily Dilemma Of A Lay Church Leader

TheDiscipleMD Over my lifetime I have given unnumbered hours in service to the church. I have done so willingly and without reservation knowing that the time was well spent. Some critics of the church have charged that members are encouraged to serve in the church at the expense of their families. That the church, which […]

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