Archive for October, 2017

Humility Is Like Underwear; Essential, But Indecent If It Shows

THEDISCIPLEMD The opposite of pride might be the word “humility.” I share with you some famous quotes on the subject on humility. Humility is like underwear; essential, but indecent if it shows. Helen Nielsen The beloved of the Almighty are: the rich who have the humility of the poor, and the poor who have the […]

Getting Stoned For Christ!

TheDiscipleMD More often than not, a story is told, and repeated, about an individual who stands for the right, and is blessed for that decision. The scriptures are full of them. Daniel is a perfect example. It’s the wonderful story of a young man who sticks to his principles, gets thrown in the lions den […]

The Disappointment of ‘Evil’

TheDiscipleMD He has long since been forgotten by most, but for a young man growing up in the seventies, he was the personification of “cool”. His name, “Robert Craig Knievel”, better known as “Evel Knievel”. I was a big fan of this daredevil motorcyclist, who seemed to “leap tall buildings in a single bound”, to borrow […]

All’s Well That Ends Well

TheDiscipleMD I have repeated the above words, “all’s well that ends well”, without much thought as to the origin of its meaning. It is the name of a Shakespearean play from 1602 as well as a line spoken in that play by the character Helena. She is quoted as saying, “Yet, I pray you: But […]

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