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The Latter-Day Gladiator

TheDiscipleMD We live in tempestuous times! The world is headed the opposite way that we have been taught. Materialism is rampant and humanism is the belief of the day. Society has become very hedonistic and seeks only the pleasure of the flesh. Godliness in thought and deed is no longer admired, but rather, it has […]

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Everyone Knows And Everybody Cares!

TheDiscipleMD On a tombstone was carved the following epitaph: Here lies a miser who lived for himself, And cared for nothing but gathering pelf, Now, where he is, or how he fares, Nobody knows and nobody cares. Gordon B. Hinckley once  said that those who reach out to lift and serve others “will come to know […]

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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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Kissed By An Angel

TheDisicpleMd It has been more than thirty-five years since I returned from Argentina where I served as a full-time missionary for the church. I have forgotten how to speak fluently in Spanish, its native language, but some lessons I learned there continue to influence me to this day. One such lesson is an appreciation for the […]

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