Archive for April, 2018

When The Final School Bell Sounds!

TheDiscipleMD The words of Paul the Apostle written to the saints: “Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ. But he that doeth wrong shall receive for the wrong which he hath done: and there is no respect of persons. (Colossians 3:24-25) I once […]

Closed Out Of A Sealing

TheDiscipleMD One of the great joys of life is sharing special moments with good friends. One of those moments is the marriage of a son or daughter. As you grow older the invitations to such timeless events increase. So, over the past twenty years my wife and I have received numerous invitations from our friends […]

When Stewards Take Ownership

TheDiscipleMD “J. Reuben Clark Jr. said: “In the service of the Lord, it is not where you serve but how. In the Church…one takes the place to which one is duly called, which place one neither seeks nor declines” ( Conference Report, Apr. 1951, 154). The Church has no professional clergy. The call to leadership […]

The Perfume Of Pain (And Life’s Other Mysteries)

TheDiscipleMD It happened again the other day. An elderly woman passed by me and about knocked me off my feet with the powerful smell of her perfume. I couldn’t tell you if the scent of the perfume was delightful or not, because the force of it was overpowering.  I don’t know what the name of that […]

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