Archive for the ‘Mercy’ Category

We Demand Justice! (But Do We Really Want What’s Coming To Us?)

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD What a great blessing it is to have a father who has words of wisdom to impart, and that seem to flow effortlessly through him. I have such a father. It seemed that each time we talked,  I would do most of the talking, but he did all of the teaching. I […]

Setting ‘The China’ For Grandpa

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD “A frail old man lived with his son, his daughter-in-law, and his four-year-old grandson. His eyes were blurry, his hands trembled, and his step faltered. The family would eat together nightly at the dinner table. But the elderly grandfather’s shaky hands and failing sight made eating rather difficult. Peas rolled off his […]

The Twain Mile

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD It was a typical hot Maryland summer  evening when I pulled into the church parking lot around 6 o’clock.  To my surprise there were about a dozen men camped out on the church lawn. They were a pitiful sight! Ragged, sweaty, and looking bewildered! As I got out of my car, I was […]

Shimming Across the Potomac!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD In 1980 I was working in Washington D.C. at a food wholesale outlet. At the time I was living in the outskirts of D.C. and was driving a 1966 Ford Mustang. This Mustang was unique in that the gas gauge was broken and I never knew how much gas I had in […]

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