Archive for the ‘Teen’ Category

My Positive Experience With “The Honor Code”

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD Many years ago, while one of my sons was away from home attending college, he called and complained about how restrictive and ridiculous the ‘honor code’ system was at the church sponsored university he was attending. As he put it, “I am a grown adult. I served a two-year full-time mission and I […]

In Times of Trouble; Let Us Run To The Right Place!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD I don’t remember how old I was, but I couldn’t have been more than seven or eight when I awoke late one night and imagined that the doorknob to my room was turning back and forth. At the time, I happened to be sleeping in a room with my brother that had […]

A Drink of Ice Tea In the Summer of “66”

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD It was a typical hot, muggy Maryland August afternoon in 1966 when my friends and I, all about 10 years old, got together at the Wieneke’s “ballpark” to play baseball. All the regulars were there, Rich, Dave, Darrel, Harold, Chip, Brian and many others. We had been playing for a number of hours […]

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 […]

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