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The Gold Man In Your Hands

TheDiscipleMD “Nothing happens…unless you work. It is like a wheelbarrow. It doesn’t move until you get a hold of the two handles and push…and if you have learned to work with real integrity it will bless your lives forever.” (Missionary meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 6 Aug. 1998, Pres. Gordon B. Hinckley). One day during my […]

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Saving All The Private Ryans!

Throughout history there have been wonderful examples of unselfish giving of life for others. In the movie “Saving Private Ryan”, after being informed of the death of three brothers in the war, there is a letter read aloud by the General who orders for the “saving” of Private Ryan. ” “Dear Madam: “I have been […]

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Maintaining An Independent Character

TheDiscipleMD In response to his son expressing an interest in public life, John Adams, our second President, wrote: “Public business, my son, must always be done by somebody. It will be done by somebody or other. If wise men decline it, others will not'; if honest men refuse it, others will not. A young man should […]

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The Hardest Calling In The Church

TheDiscipleMd One of the hardest and most thankless callings in the church is the call to “support and sustain” a spouse in his/her church responsibilities. When I have received a calling I have also received the blessings and joy that come with that service. Associations are had, friendships are made and, on occasion, compliments come […]

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