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Shoulders Wet With Tears

TheDiscipleMD I really can’t explain it but it happened.  In 2002 my mother passed away and I thought I was handling her loss very well.  Then, one Sunday, a few weeks after my mother died, a fellow church member came up to me and gave condolences regarding my loss.  I felt tears start to swell in my eyes […]

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May We Color Our World

TheDiscipleMD I believe that Heavenly Father has placed valiant spirits in all countries, religions, races and classes. I once testified to a young black man that he had been blessed with something that I didn’t have,  and could never hope to attain, which was the color of his skin. I believe there are certain people […]

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An Unheeded Fire Alarm!

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago I was sitting on the stand at my home ward when, in the middle of Sacrament Meeting, the fire alarm went off. As the presiding officer, it was my responsibility to handle the situation. I wasn’t upset, as I have heard the fire alarm go off a number of times during […]

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When Our Garden Turns Into Gethsemane

TheDiscipleMD I learned a valuable lesson from a man who told me that a number of years ago a married brother of his had been on the verge of making a major mistake that would have a lasting negative impact on his family, as well as the extended family. With much consternation he told me […]

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