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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 […]

A Very Bad Hair Day For “My Date!”

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD Several years ago my sister bumped into an old friend from High School days. They hadn’t seen each other in over 35 years. They talked for a bit and then my sister’s friend, Karen, shared with her the story of a “really” bad hair day that she experienced more than forty years […]

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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