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Best Known For…

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago a Hollywood actor tragically died  due to a drug overdose.  He was best known for… He was best known for…(fill in the blank), is a common byline for newspapers when they report on someone’s death.  That is, if they are ‘best known’ for something or anything.  When I read such […]

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Pride: The Gateway to Vice

TheDiscipleMd It stands 630 feet high and is known as ‘The Gateway to the West. I am of course talking about the Gateway Arch found in St. Louis, Missouri. It is an impressive sight and one you will not miss if you are traveling through that part of the country. So there it is, easy […]

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Yes, But He Has Such Nice Teeth! (Looking For The Good In Others)

TheDiscipleMD I was sitting in an afternoon school class during the middle of my eighth grade year when a girl sitting across from me named Nancy asked me, totally out of the blue, “Do you ever clean your ears?” I didn’t know what to say and she didn’t wait for an answer. I remember feeling […]

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I Want To Like My Eternal Companion

TheDisicpleMD Many years ago I stepped off of the airplane into a new world. I might as well have died and gone to a different planet. I stood as a young missionary on the ramp looking out on a land I had never seen before. It was Argentina, the assignment of my church mission call.  […]

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