Archive for the ‘Family’ Category

Mother, I’m Still Trying to Make It To You!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD Sometimes as I am driving along a song will come on the radio that will remind me of my mother.  She left this world more than ten years ago but her powerful influence still lingers in my life. I was fortunate to have been born to a wonderful mother who enjoyed her “job”. In fact, I’m pretty sure she would […]

Dinner Together; And Why It’s Important To Our Family’s Health

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD “A family that eats together, stays together.” The above quote is attributed to an unknown person, or persons, and is a take on the much more profound quote of, “the family that prays together, stays together.”  And while praying together as a family is certainly more important than eating together, I’m not […]

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 Slothful Son

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD I grew up in a loving home where my parents gave us children enough chores around the house to learn about the benefits of hard work. My personal chores consisted of the typical duties of most children. I was required to make my bed, keep my shared bedroom relatively clean, and do […]

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