Pastor’s Weekly Message


05
Jun 2020
Working the Puzzle

One of the satisfying things about working a jigsaw puzzle is that you can put in the last piece, smile and take joy in knowing you’ve completed it. My daughter, Julie, and I are working a glow-in-the-dark puzzle of underwater creatures. We’ll probably have the satisfaction today of putting in the last piece and smiling at each other. As we’ve been laboring over this puzzle it has occurred to me that life right now is a little like this puzzle. In the midst of the pandemic we’re trying to fit the new......

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Breathe

Breathe

I can feel myself beginning to get impatient. Some people are naturally patient but I’m not. I work to cultivate patience through thoughts and prayers. But my mind is constantly twirling with next things,...


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Rocket Fuel

Rocket Fuel

In my Wednesday, April 22, devotion I read “Giving thanks to God for sustaining us is like adding rocket fuel to our spiritual journey.” I started thinking about the power in rocket fuel, propelling...


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Walk

Walk

When we hit the “pause” button on most things at St. Mark’s back in mid-March, we didn’t know how long it would be before we hit the “play” button again.  Well, most things are...


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Palms

Palms

Palms Can you think of one word to describe our current times? Perhaps frightening or angering or lonely or opportunity or creativity? Our pastors and staff are mustering all their creativity to stay connected...


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