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September 08, 2017 - Rev. Dr. John Hagedorn

Come Away! Rest A While!

Mark 6:31 Jesus said to them, “Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while.” The disciples had just learned that John the Baptist had been executed and they came and told Jesus. They also told Jesus of all they had done and taught. Then Jesus extended to them an invitation to take care of themselves after all they had heard and done. I have learned so much from this invitation and four words just popped out: Come-Away-Rest-A While! I often think that after we have heard tragic news or after we have worn ourselves out