Archive for the ‘Forgiveness’ Category

The Revealing Nature Of “The Rest of the Story”

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD In September of 2003 a hurricane ravaged the state of Maryland leaving many without power, including my family, for weeks. That hurricane was named Isabel and it felled a hundred foot tree on the side of our property which landed squarely on top of my house. It was around midnight when, while […]

Living With Imperfection Or ‘You Missed A Spot!’

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD A few years ago I had the assignment of cleaning the meetinghouse along with a few other members. I ended up vacuuming most of the building. At one point, I found myself working next to a sister in our ward. She was cleaning the door windows of the foyer. On our meetinghouse there […]

Papa Smurf Would Be Proud!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD Several years ago my wife pulled up to the window of our local McDonald’s. The girl behind the counter smiled. She knew my wife loves to collect the latest “toy” that McDonald’s offers in their Happy Meals. My wife loves giving them to our granddaughters. The newest toy collection was tied in with the release […]

“I’m Sorry” Goes A Long Way Towards Healing

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD My second grade teacher was a tiny elderly woman named Mrs. Wells who despite her size held a commanding presence in our classroom. She carried a foot long wooden ruler, almost at all times, and wielded it freely in order to get the attention of the class. It was not uncommon for […]

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