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Are We Naive Albatross?

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD “An uninhabited South Atlantic island has for centuries served as a breeding ground for the albatross. Lacking predators, the albatross population thrived. A few years ago, mice made their way to the island. Outweighed 200-fold, the mice targeted albatross chicks for consumption — and now the mice are thriving. Surprisingly, whenever the […]

The Worth Of A Righteous Father…Priceless!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD Recently my wife visited an elderly man who related to her the story of his one and only grandson. He was born to his daughter but the father was unknown or never revealed to the child. Fortunately he was financially cared for by his mother. He attended good schools and became educated […]

The Good Die Young

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD It was over a decade ago that I got the dreaded call from my older brother, Richard. I looked down at my cell phone to see his name light up. I knew that he had been in to see the doctor that week for a prognosis on his pancreatic cancer. When I […]

It Must Have Been A Friendly Ghost!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD It seemed like every other day, one of us kids were breaking something, forgetting to turn off something, or not cleaning up behind ourself.  When my Mom would inquire of us as to who was responsible, all of us would respond collectively or individually, “It wasn’t me!”   My Mom would get frustrated […]

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