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“I’m Sorry” Goes A Long Way Towards Healing

TheDiscipleMD My second grade teacher was a tiny elderly woman named Mrs. Wells who despite her size held a commanding presence in our classroom. She carried a foot long wooden ruler, almost at all times, and wielded it freely in order to get the attention of the class. It was not uncommon for her to […]

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Ten Reasons You Should Love Being Raised A Mormon

TheDiscipleMD I remember at times as a youth I would think to myself, “Why did I have to be born a Mormon? I mean, I believe it is true, but couldn’t God have waited to give it to me when I was out of my teen years so I wouldn’t have to be “different from […]

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Please Choose Someone Else

TheDisicpleMD We all remember playing team games as children. Whether in school or in pickup games around the neighborhood, you always wanted to be chosen first by the team captains. Being “chosen” early is something of an honor. No one wanted to be left standing alone as the last pick. What an insult! While being […]

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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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