Archive for February, 2021

When ‘Somebody’s Mother’ Passes Our Way

TheDiscipleMD My Mother has now been deceased for many years. I was reminded of another woman who passed my way this past year. She stood beside the road on that cold winter day, with a cardboard sign that said, “Need HELP.” I sat in my warm car and looked out at her.  I don’t know […]

Singing Through Rainy Days and Mondays

TheDiscipleMD   “Talkin’ to myself and feelin’ old Sometimes I’d like to quit, nothin’ ever seems to fit Hangin’ around, nothin’ to do but frown Rainy days and Mondays always get me down” Rainy days and Mondays always seem to get us down.  Sometimes when it’s a rainy Monday, we don’t even want to get […]

We Are Left With Pilate’s Apprehensive: “What Is Truth?”

TheDiscipleMD He answered: “To this end I was born…that I should bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth heareth my voice.” As he started to leave the hall, Pilate, more out of apprehension and bewilderment, exclaimed: “What is truth?” So here we are again. Different time and place, but faced with […]

The Slothful Son

TheDiscipleMD I grew up in a loving home where my parents gave us children enough chores around the house to learn about the benefits of hard work. My personal chores consisted of the typical duties of most children. I was required to make my bed, keep my shared bedroom relatively clean, and do the dishes […]

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