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There ‘Is Crying’ In Baseball!

TheDiscipleMD The Little League baseball team had just lost a tough one and the ballpark was emptying.   The fans and the other players of both teams were walking toward the parking lot and their cars.  They were going home. But back on the field, there sat a little boy, alone on the end of his bench, head down with tears rolling down […]

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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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Don’t Forget The Old Horses

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago I was in charge of our church youth softball tournament. It is always enjoyable to play but that year was made more so by having the Stake President participate. He and I are old teammates from many years ago and share a love of the game. The next day he sent me a […]

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Being Properly Equipped!

  When my brother left on his mission for Italy he left behind, unprotected, his baseball glove. I was a senior in high school so when he left I still had one year left of high school baseball. The glove he left behind wasn’t just any glove, it as a Wilson model A2000, the most expensive mitt […]

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