Archive for January, 2018

You Took The Comforter Away From Me!

“A comforter is a type of blanket. Comforters are intended to keep the user warm, especially during sleep…Comforters are generally large and rectangular in shape, filled with natural or synthetic insulative material…” (Wikipedia) The other morning, my wife complained to me that I left her with a “napkin” for a cover throughout the night. I […]

When ‘The Chief’ Is The Head Servant

TheDiscipleMD Who is the least in the church? Presidents and Kings are not bothered with minor mundane things of the day. They symbolically,or often literally, sit on their earthly thrones of glory as their servants, or entourage, stand at their beck and call and take care of the supposed “trivial” things of life. They are […]

A Mephistophelean Bargain (To Envy Them You Have To Be Nuts!)

TheDiscipleMD I expected a different conclusion to a column written by long-time Hollywood insider Dick Cavett. Unless your my age or older you probably don’t know Mr. Cavett.  He is best known as the fore-runner to today’s afternoon talk show hosts.  As a boy I remember watching his afternoon talk show from time to time. […]

Accepting ‘The Call’

TheDiscipleMD Many years ago I was invited to visit with my Bishop. He asked if I would accept a calling that was very challenging. A week earlier I had received a call from the executive secretary asking for the appointment. When I hung up the phone, I knew instantly what the Bishop was going to request.  From that […]

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