Archive for August, 2017

‘Daddy, Let’s Play ‘Rough’!

TheDiscipleMD “We sat on the last row, and our only son, a tall, fine young man, walked, at the invitation of the bishop, up the aisle and stood by the pulpit. The bishop spoke about my son and presented him to the congregation for their sustaining vote to his advancement in the Aaronic Priesthood…Later, at […]

“If My Life Is Of No Value To My Friends…”

TheDiscipleMD There is a bond forged while in church service that is not found in this world. Perhaps the armed services comes the closest to forming such feellings of love and closeness.  This brotherhood or sisterhood  is forged because of the nature of the work. At times it can be hard, with joy and discouragement neatly […]

An Anthem To Our Faith!

TheDiscipleMD On October 16,  2007 my older brother died of pancreatic cancer. Not long before he died at the age of 59, I wrote a letter to him. I quote a few lines. “When I think of you I always smile…I guess it’s because every memory I have of you is a positive one…Floods of memories come […]

Are We Shoeless?

TheDiscipleMD Leo  was a teammate on my high school baseball team. He was not a particularly good baseball player like the rest of the team. He didn’t hit well, so the whole year he never got up to bat. He didn’t field that well so he never played in the field. In fact he sat on […]

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