Archive for February, 2024

Best Known For…

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago a Hollywood actor tragically died  due to a drug overdose.  He was best known for… He was best known for…(fill in the blank), is a common byline for newspapers when they report on someone’s death.  That is, if they are ‘best known’ for something or anything.  When I read such […]

It’s A ‘Septic Man’ Thing!

TheDiscipleMd “As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a graveside service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends, so the service was to be at a pauper’s cemetery in the Nova Scotia back country. As I was not familiar with the […]

Shoulders Wet With Tears

TheDiscipleMD I really can’t explain it but it happened.  In 2002 my mother passed away and I thought I was handling her loss very well.  Then, one Sunday, a few weeks after my mother died, a fellow church member came up to me and gave condolences regarding my loss.  I felt tears start to swell in my eyes […]

Savoring The Sweet Moments of Life

TheDiscipleMD There is nothing quite like eating some of your mother’s,  fresh out of the oven, homemade bread that is smothered in butter and honey. Just thinking about it makes my mouth water! My boyhood memories of doing so are still as fresh in my mind as the bread my mother made back then. I could never […]

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