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Pastor’s Desk 11.14.21

……from your Pastor’s Desk Worst Day Ever?[please read entirely through] Today was the absolute worst day everAnd don’t try to convince me thatThere’s something good in every dayBecause, when you take a closer look,This world is a pretty evil place.Even ifSome goodness does shine through once in a whileSatisfaction and happiness don’t last.And it’s not true thatIt’s all in the mind and…

Pastor’s Desk 11.7.21

……from your Pastor’s Desk Veterans Day – 2021 Veteran’s day is ACTUALLY this Thursday, November 11th. But for continuity purposes, this writing says ‘Today’. Today is not Memorial Day – Not a day to pray for those who died under arms. We should do that EVERY day. Nor is today a day when we specifically honor and pray for all those men…

Pastor’s Desk 10.31.21

……from your Pastor’s Desk Halloween – Secular or Sacred? October 31st is Halloween. Many people, especially Christians, dismiss Halloween for what it has become. Fact is though; we are the ones who invented it, or rather, in ancient days ‘converted it’ as we did many other pagan festivals. Halloween is an ancient festival with roots in Celtic pre-Christian times. It was adapted…

Pastor’s Desk 10.24.21

……from your Pastor’s Desk In today’s gospel Blind Bartimaeus asks for sight. He is indeed given that, but also an even greater gift; Insight, and he becomes a follower. We have been told that God hears and answers every plea. Sometimes the answer is ‘yes’, sometimes, ‘not right now’, sometimes even – ‘no’. What have you asked of God? How did God…

Pastor’s Desk 10.17.21

……from your Pastor’s Desk I love the fall. And as I quietly contemplate on what I might write, I watch dappled sunlight shifting through trees stirred by a warm, soft and gentle breeze. Leaves that are already on the cusp of turning into beautiful and stunning shades of gold and brown as winter awaits. It reminds me in the beat of a…