Archive for the ‘Teen’ Category

“I’m Sorry” Goes A Long Way Towards Healing

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD My second grade teacher was a tiny elderly woman named Mrs. Wells who despite her size held a commanding presence in our classroom. She carried a foot long wooden ruler, almost at all times, and wielded it freely in order to get the attention of the class. It was not uncommon for […]

“Angels Don’t Have Wings!”

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD A young boy in the first grade was given the assignment in elementary school to make an ornament for Christmas. A popular way to make an ornament in his day, circa 1963, was to Papier-mâché a soda pop bottle into a holiday character. He decided to make an angel. He spent several […]

Yes, There ‘Is Crying’ In Baseball!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD The Little League baseball team had just lost a tough one and the ballpark was emptying.   The fans and the other players of both teams were walking toward the parking lot and their cars.  They were going home. But back on the field, there sat a little boy, alone on the end of his bench, head down with […]

The Gold Man In Your Hands

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD “Nothing happens…unless you work. It is like a wheelbarrow. It doesn’t move until you get a hold of the two handles and push…and if you have learned to work with real integrity it will bless your lives forever. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 6 Aug. 1998, Gordon B. Hinckley). One day during my junior […]

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