Archive for the ‘Values’ Category

But Is Anybody Listening?

Print or EmailIn a commentary published in November of 2007, written by syndicated columnist Cal Thomas, he asks this question: “Where are the orators who will lead us away from our fixation on pleasure and prosperity and back to an ethic well understood by previous generations; an ethic of responsibility and accountability? (“Double Jeopardy”, Washington Times). The […]

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 […]

When Midnight Comes To The Ball!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMd Lost in the glamor of the story of Cinderella is a lesson that we might miss. By arriving at the ball while pretending to be someone she isn’t, Cinderella sets herself up for disaster as her “hoax” is sure to be revealed at the strike of midnight. I imagine she was nervous […]

When I Lacked Courage in ‘The Case of The Falling Desk!’

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD It happened many years ago, yet, it is still fresh in my conscience and from time to time it appears on the “stage” of my mind. At the time it brought a smile to my face, but later, regret. It happened on an otherwise innocuous day during my junior year in high […]

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