Archive for the ‘Sacrifice’ Category

To The Legions of ‘Forgotten Heroes’ Walking The Church Hallways

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD In the summer of 1980 we were living in Maryland. That summer my parents were able to get a beach house located on the Chesapeake Bay for a few days. My wife and I, with our young son of just over a year, were excited to go and spend a few days […]

Maintaining An Independent Character

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD In response to his son expressing an interest in public life, John Adams, our second President, wrote: “Public business, my son, must always be done by somebody. It will be done by somebody or other. If wise men decline it, others will not’; if honest men refuse it, others will not. A young […]

Saving All The Private Ryans!

Print or EmailThroughout history there have been wonderful examples of unselfish giving of life for others. In the movie “Saving Private Ryan”, after being informed of the death of three brothers in the war, there is a letter read aloud by the General who orders for the “saving” of Private Ryan. ” “Dear Madam: “I […]

Bearing The Cross!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD One of the more memorable experiences I had as a young man in the church was a canoe trip during the summer of 1971. That summer the young men of the ward took a trip to the lakes of Minnesota. There at the Charles L. Sommers Wilderness Canoe Base began a week of […]

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