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Aug 6, 2018

Feet of Clay

Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

I've been thinking lately about heroes. We want to find people we can look up to, people who are "larger than life", people like George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. But our old heroes are now being exposed as having feet of clay. Washington was a slave owner;  Lincoln used ethnic slurs. The "warts and all" biography has become popular. Tabloid reporting, social media attacks, and…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith, General

Jul 9, 2018

Give Peas a Chance

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Okay, I couldn't resist the title "Give Peas a Chance" after last week's "Give Peace a Chance".  These two articles aren't as far apart as you might think - one about peacemaking and one about food.  People come together around the table.  A sense of community is established. There are traditions around food.  Religious traditions of feasting and fasting, of sacrifice and…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith, General

Jun 18, 2018

Pride

Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

Back in 2005, the General Synod of the United Church of Christ voted to support marriage equality. You may remember the consternation and dismay amongst some UCC churches and some UCC members. At that time, only one state (Massachusetts) had legaized same-sex marriage.  In the following years, more and more states joined in legalizing same-sex marriage and in June, 2015, the U.S. Supreme…  MORE >>

Topics: General

May 28, 2018

Memorial Day

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

As we prepare to observe Memorial Day, I am thinking about wars.  In recent years, there has been increased attention to the First World War and the tremendous toll it took on the affected countries and on the soldiers, many of whom faced unimaginable horrors.  We will continue to see more books published on this war which was being fought 100 years ago.

There is no one left…  MORE >>

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