Archive for the ‘Gratitude’ Category

Confessing The Lord’s Hand In All Things

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD Many years ago, I was attending a Stake Conference presided over by  Elder Neil L. Anderson of the Twelve. The conference was filled with good advice and inspiring counsel.  I thoroughly enjoyed the messages. One of the more inspiring lessons I was taught wasn’t while I was seated in the meetings.  Rather, […]

Our Emperors (Political Leaders) Have No Clothes On!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD No tale illustrates the state of our moral code and those of our political class better than Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” “Before the procession the swindlers sat up all night and burned more than six candles, to show how busy they were finishing the Emperor’s new clothes. They pretended […]

The Music Of Still Being Brethren In The Spoken Word

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD ” And now it came to pass that as Alma was journeying… behold, to his astonishment, he met with the sons of Mosiah journeying towards the land of Zarahemla…Alma did rejoice exceedingly to see his brethren; and what added more to his joy, they were still his brethren in the Lord; yea, […]

Lessons Learned From An Optimistic Hound Dog

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD The height of optimism was best exemplified to me when my brother told the story of how his house dog barked and excitedly ran to the door, till the day he died, each time a visitor arrived…and it was never for him! Yet, he ran and barked each time the doorbell rang, […]

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