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“Angels Don’t Have Wings!”

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD A young boy in the first grade was given the assignment in elementary school to make an ornament for Christmas. A popular way to make an ornament in his day, circa 1963, was to Papier-mâché a soda pop bottle into a holiday character. He decided to make an angel. He spent several […]

The ‘Missouri Boat Ride’ Of Life

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD “Well Mr. Carpetbagger…we got something in this territory, called the Missouri boat ride.” Perhaps you might recall the above line from the movie “The Outlaw Josey Wales”, directed by Clint Eastwood, starring the same, which was released in 1976. It was a line said by Eastwood’s character, Josey Wales. It was spoken in […]

The Library Door; Slightly Ajar

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD The door to the library in the house I grew up in was always cracked, just a bit. An open invitation to come in and “explore” me.  I have many recollections as a boy and later as a teenager of images from the library. Throughout my life I would walk by it and peek inside. Often […]

Sticks And Stones May Break My Bones…But Words Still Sting Quite A Bit!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD “It’s a stupid religion and it’s a stupid country. They were made for each other” opined a nationally known comedian a few years ago. For me it was a devastating revelation to find this out as I am both a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and […]

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