Archive for the ‘Gratitude’ Category

Looking Out Our Golden Windows With Envy

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD “There once was a young boy who lived with his loving family near the top of a mountain that overlooked a beautiful canyon. Across the canyon, near the top of another mountain, the boy could see a beautiful home whose windows shone like gold. From his home, the boy dreamed of how […]

Add “A Fifth” To Our Thanksgiving Meal!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD Thanksgiving has always been a favorite holiday of mine. It usually involves the four “F’s”; family, friends, football, and food. Who could ask for more? Often lost though, is the purpose of the holiday. The first American Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621, to commemorate the harvest reaped by the Plymouth Colony after […]

The Pattering Of Little Feet

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD A number of years ago I awoke from a good nights sleep to a familiar sound. It was a sound of days long past. As I lay in bed it took me a moment to recognize it. It was the sound of the “pattering of little feet.” It was the noise made by the […]

The Cow And The Stingray (Appreciating God’s Beauty)

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMd Many years ago our church held a youth conference that lasted for several days. The trip consisted of a lengthy bus ride, a three -night stay at a university campus, and sight-seeing of church historical sites. It was a wonderful experience and I was glad that I had the opportunity to attend it. […]

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