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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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Super Bowl Or Church?

TheDiscipleMD I sat excitedly as a fourteen-year-old boy watching Super Bowl V on January 17th, 1971. It has been over forty-five years since I sat downstairs at my house cheering on the Dallas Cowboys as they took on the Baltimore Colts. It was a late Sunday afternoon as the game plugged along into the fourth […]

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