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Yet, He Came!

TheDiscipleMD A photographer captured the moment and forever froze it in my mind. The image stands as a testament as to how ‘action’ speaks so much louder than words. It was 1974 and I was participating in the state wrestling finals which was held many miles from my hometown. I had just been badly beaten by […]

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I Fall In Love All Over Again!

TheDiscipleMD When I married my wife she knew of my passion for sports, in particular, Baseball. Not only had I been playing it since I could walk but I passionately followed it and was an avid fan of the New York Yankees.  She however, had no knowledge of the game or for that matter, any interest in its […]

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To The Defenders Of ‘The Title Of Liberty’

TheDiscipleMD Words can never really capture the nature and horror of the combat of war. No, it was William Sherman, General for the Union Army of the Civil War who said it best: “It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud […]

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The ‘Public’ And The ‘Private’ Servant

TheDiscipleMD Recently I heard a politician defend his maleficence ways by saying that he had been a “public servant” for over forty years. His point being that he had served us, the people, and therefore should be given a little “slack.” I would argue with him that not only has he been paid for his […]

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