Archive for the ‘Forgiveness’ Category

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 […]

That We Might Not Faint! (Be Positive!)

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD Many years ago I volunteered to give blood at our local church meetinghouse.  It was a few miles away and right on the way to one of our local museums. So, I decided that after giving blood, I would take my five kids and my wife and visit the Babe Ruth Museum […]

To Those Who Break The Cycle Of Abuse!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD Over the years I have developed tremendous admiration for those who I symbolically label as “The Mighty Bridge Builders.” These are individuals who have the strength of character to break a cycle of violent behavior or abuse that has existed in their family lines, or who have overcome abusive behavior that was […]

The Shattered Music Box

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD A few years ago I was preparing to teach an early morning religious class for our youth. It was centered on the gift of “spikenard” that Mary used to anoint the head and feet of the Savior just prior to his death. The lesson asked the instructor to bring to class a […]

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