Archive for April, 2020

The Gift Of Loss

TheDiscipleMd It was over 15 years ago when, at the funeral of my Mother, my Father addressed across the pulpit the subject of the ‘gift of loss.’ When he sat down, the presiding authority leaned over and whispered, “They didn’t get it.” What did my Father mean by the phrase, “the gift of loss,” and […]

Living With Imperfection Or ‘You Missed A Spot!’

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago I had the assignment of cleaning the meetinghouse along with a few other members. I ended up vacuuming most of the building. At one point, I found myself working next to a sister in our ward. She was cleaning the door windows of the foyer. On our meetinghouse there are double […]

May We Color Our World

TheDiscipleMD I believe that Heavenly Father has placed valiant spirits in all countries, religions, races and classes. I once testified to a young black man that he had been blessed with something that I didn’t have,  and could never hope to attain, which was the color of his skin. I believe there are certain people […]

The House That Built Me

TheDiscipleMD.com A few years back most of my siblings and I took “memory lane” and visited the area of our youth. I understand that for many people visiting their past can be painful. Old memories can bring up emotions best left buried under the foundation of their lives. Such is not the case for me. […]

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