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When The Little Ones Come Marching Home!

TheDiscipleMD Suddenly she said to me, “Pull over, pull over.” So I pulled the car off to the side of the road. “That’s the cemetery where my little girl friend was buried. She died when I was six. I want to see her grave.” It’s been over fifty years since my wife stood at her […]

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Five Days In June

TheDiscipleMD Brandywine, Philadelphia, Saratoga, Fort Ticondaroga, West Point, Princeton, Crossing of the Delaware, Brooklyn Bridge and Valley Forge! What do all of these historical places have in common? All are historical places of significance that my Dad, my brother and I visited in a whirlwind five-day span from June 9 to June 13 a few […]

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My Father’s Mansion

TheDiscipleMD “What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal”- (Albert Pine) Each of us will brush up against others during our sojourn here on earth. Sadly the above quote applies to both the good and the bad that remain after each of us […]

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O My Son, Would God I Had Died For Thee!

TheDiscipleMD Through the centuries of recorded history there are numerous examples in Holy Writ of the relationship between fathers and sons. One of the more moving accounts involves the relationship between King David and his son Absalom. I think what most impresses me about this story is the love that David has for his son, […]

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