Archive for June, 2017

The ‘Pearl’ Is Worth The Price

TheDiscipleMD Gordon B. Hinckley once said, “Some years ago a friend told me of a conversation (that) he had with another member of the Church. My friend had asked whether his associate felt close to his Heavenly Father. The man replied that he did not feel close. Why not? He said, “Candidly, because I don’t […]

Surrendering The Bluetooth

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago my brother related to me of an interesting experience he had while visiting one of his son’s Sacrament Meetings. It seems that a brother had just been baptized and was being confirmed a member of the church that Sunday. My brother watched as this man walked forward for his confirmation […]

Socialized Salvation

TheDiscipleMD There are many fine and well-meaning people who support the philosophy of economic and cultural socialization. In their minds such a society would benefit the whole and leave none behind. And perhaps it appears that way. In a perfect world it might be so. Yet, a conversation I recently had with a good friend […]

When Our Point Of View Differs From That Of Our Leaders

TheDiscipleMD (Read In Over 112 Countries) My favorite movie of all-time is “The Great Escape.” The World War II prison movie contains, for me, all the elements of a great movie. Recently I watched it again. One of the lines in the movie jumped out at me. After fifty of the escapees are executed by […]

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