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Eating off the China

TheDiscipleMD “A frail old man lived with his son, his daughter-in-law, and his four-year-old grandson. His eyes were blurry, his hands trembled, and his step faltered. The family would eat together nightly at the dinner table. But the elderly grandfather’s shaky hands and failing sight made eating rather difficult. Peas rolled off his spoon, dropping […]

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Are We Naive Albatross?

TheDiscipleMD “An uninhabited South Atlantic island has for centuries served as a breeding ground for the albatross. Lacking predators, the albatross population thrived. A few years ago, mice made their way to the island. Outweighed 200-fold, the mice targeted albatross chicks for consumption — and now the mice are thriving. Surprisingly, whenever the mice attack […]

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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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Waiting For ‘The Iron Horse’ To Zion

TheDiscipleMD “And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there.” (Rev. 21:25) The sounds of the station are so vibrant and filled with ‘colors my world.’  The bustle of the passengers, and  the shouts of the vendors are all about us.  Life is at it’s […]

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