Archive for the ‘History’ Category

The Pockmarked Army of God

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD They are permanent marks on my face! They have been there since I was a kid, scars I received in a battle with the Chickenpox. On the right side of my face there are two pockmarks. They have faded, but they are still visible to the naked eye. They have become a […]

Crossing The Delawares Of Our Lives

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD A few years ago my brother, father and I, visited the reported spot of ground where George Washington and his army crossed the Delaware River at the outset of the Revolutionary War. This historical event is made famous by a painting that portrays General Washington standing majestically at the bow, as his […]

A Monumental View Of Heaven

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMd Having grown up in the suburbs of Maryland gave me proximity to our Nation’s capital.  In fact, I was born in it.   So, on occasion as a family, mostly when relatives came to town,  we would go sightseeing to Washington D.C.   One of the sites we often visited was the Washington Monument.  […]

The New ‘Face'(Book) of The Milkman

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD When I was a kid growing up in the 1960’s,  the old cliche was the story of the housewife running off with the “Milkman”.” At that day and age, the “Milkman” was, for most woman, the only man they ever came into constant contact with outside of their husbands.  The “Mailman” and “Fuller Brush” […]

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