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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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To Argentina With Love!

TheDiscipleMD I always root for Argentina and probably will till the day I die!  Why? It was over thirty years ago that my father came down the stairs at our house and handed me a letter.  This was no ordinary letter, it was “the letter.” It was postmarked, “Salt Lake City,” and it was from […]

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The Stagecoach Story: A Parable On Priesthood Leadership

TheDiscipleMD Many years ago I found myself seated on the last row of pews for my 9am Sacrament Meeting. I was watching over and trying to control my four sons, the oldest of which was nine. My wife had just had our fifth child that week and was home for the day. It so happened that this […]

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A “Mite-y” Song From The Heart

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago in a church meeting, the congregation was  treated to one of the most beautiful vocal solos I have heard. The brother singing was a professional and I was inspired by the song he sang. While listening I was taken back twenty years to another solo that inspired me.   As a family we were […]

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