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The House That Built Me

TheDiscipleMD.com A few years back most of my siblings and I took “memory lane” and visited the area of our youth. I understand that for many people visiting their past can be painful. Old memories can bring up emotions best left buried under the foundation of their lives. Such is not the case for me. […]

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When Your life Hangs In The Balance…What Do You Think Of?

TheDiscipleMD As our Jeep headed over the embankment, our eyes met! I wondered, as I felt the car start to roll, if this would be the last time our eyes would meet in this life? Was this the way life would end, for me, for my wife, for us both?” (November 21, 2010) We had […]

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God Bless ‘The Strong One’

TheDiscipleMD There are roles that are being played out behind closed doors in many households that go largely unnoticed by the outside world. One of those is the challenging role of being “The strong one” when it comes to the emotional, spiritual, and temporal nature of a family. In my experience, this role can fall […]

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There’s No Place Like Home!

TheDiscipleMD Dorothy said it best, “There’s no place like home.” (“Wizard of Oz”). But what is home? Is it the place where you reside, your location of birth, or perhaps where one feels safe. Maybe it is not at a geological location at all. Maybe it is a state of mind! Most of us feel […]

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