Archive for the ‘Death/Grief’ Category

Shoulders Wet With Tears

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD 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 […]

What Of Our Body In The Eternities?

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD Upon resurrection our bodies, according to the scriptures, will rise from the dead with various degrees of glory, meaning the bodies will be different. In Corinthians, it says: “There are also celestial bodies, and bodies terrestrial: but the glory of the celestial is one, and the glory of the terrestrial is another. […]

My Hero…So Long!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD A number of years ago my brother passed away from pancreatic cancer. My limited experience with him and radiation treatments left an impression on my mind and soul.  This poem is dedicated to all who have ever lost a loved one to this ravenous disease.  And although, to date, my lovely wife is still living, the impression left by the […]

The Body Bag Is Full Of Life

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD I was waiting patiently outside the assisted living facility for my wife,  when two men wheeled someone out the front door in a body bag,  and reverently started placing it in the back of the long black Hearse. My wife happened to come out the door at the same time. She walked over to the car, opened […]

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