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Our Un-Godly Expectation Of Perfection!

TheDiscipleMD It wasn’t always made exact. Sometimes the pillow laid crooked across the bed and the sheets weren’t even on both sides. In my hurry to school the covers were often tossed up and didn’t look the best. Yet, I don’t recall my Mother scolding me about my “imperfect” bed. As a teenage boy, I […]

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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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An Anthem To Our Faith!

TheDiscipleMD On October 16,  2007 my older brother died of pancreatic cancer. Not long before he died at the age of 59, I wrote a letter to him. I quote a few lines. “When I think of you I always smile…I guess it’s because every memory I have of you is a positive one…Floods of memories come […]

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“I Want My Mom!”

TheDisicpleMD I waited too long on the school playground. I was having so much fun…so I soiled my pants before I could make it to safety. Now I sat stranded in the boys lavatory in a bit of, (excuse the pun), mess.! What was I going to do now? I pondered my situation but couldn’t […]

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