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“Please Choose Someone Else!”

Print or EmailTheDisicpleMD We all remember playing team games as children. Whether in school or in pickup games around the neighborhood, you always wanted to be chosen first by the team captains. Being “chosen” early is something of an honor. No one wanted to be left standing alone as the last pick. What an insult! […]

Don’t Forget The Old Horses: They Can Still ‘Pull The Wagon!’

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD A number of years ago, I was in charge of our church youth softball tournament. It is always enjoyable to play, but that year was made more so by having a long-time friend participate. He and I were old teammates from many years ago and share a love of the game. The […]

Surviving the Grind of Life!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD As a sophomore in high school I decided to try out for the wrestling team even though I scarcely knew a thing about the sport.  Much to my surprise I won a spot wrestling varsity. For me it was a great accomplishment. As inexperienced as I was, somehow I managed to win […]

A ‘Look’ From Mickey Mantle And The Savior!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD It was an old-timers game at Yankee stadium. As I stood at the entrance of the dugout I looked back to see my boyhood hero, Bobby Richardson, (long time second baseman for the New York Yankees) standing behind me. Behind him was the great Yankee slugger, Mickey Mantle. I ran out of […]

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