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Articles for Faith 

Dec 11, 2017

The Meaning of Christmas

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

For many of us, the true meaning of Christmas came through Sunday School stories, our participation in Christmas pageants, and setting up nativity scenes. Generally, Santa Claus was not involved in these. I was in a living nativity scene when I was in Sunday School. I must have been eight or nine years old. I was hoping to be Mary or an angel.  My mother had told me about how she had been…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith, General

Sep 18, 2017

Are you stressed?

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

So many people are trying to do so many things, and the result is: STRESS. There are many ways that people deal with stress and some are really not very productive. Eating a carton of ice cream? Mindlessly playing computer games for hours on end? Drinking entirely too much? You can probably think of many other “stress relievers” which only make things worse.

What does…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith, General

Aug 21, 2017

The Wonderful World of Book Clubs

Suzanne Sanderson

Do you belong to a book club? It seems as though almost everyone I know belongs to at least one book club. For years, I held out staunchly against joining one.  I wanted to read what I wanted to read, not some dreary book about dysfunctional people which is what so many book clubs seemed to choose.  Well, of course, I finally gave in and have been in the same club for twelve years.…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith, General

Aug 7, 2017

Living Biblically

Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

I've been writing about biblical rules of conduct, and now I've come to the mother lode of rules: the book of Leviticus. I had never read Leviticus, but I had certainly heard about the strictures against wearing clothing woven of two different fibers, such as cotton and linen, and the dietary rules and the often quoted rules on sexual activity. Before writing this article, it seemed sensible…  MORE >>

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