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Jul 2, 2018

Give Peace a Chance

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

We didn't achieve independence through peaceful means. Talking and protesting weren't getting the colonists who wanted to separate from England anywhere. So they revolted and out of a bloody war, the United States was born.

Peace is such a huge topic. We wish and hope and pray for it so fervently, but again and again, history repeats itself and violence breaks out.  Will the…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

Jun 4, 2018

Civility

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Last month I wrote about how, on Pentecost, people were all talking in different tongues but understanding each other all the same. I think it is time to re-run this article. This country, and the world, seems to have become so polarised. We don't even want to listen to each other, much less understand them. I'll stand up and say I'm guilty. Read this again, and then see the new book…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

May 14, 2018

Pentecost

Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

Apr 30, 2018

Family Tree

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Genealogy has an important place in the Bible. Perhaps the best known examples are in the Old Testament with the long lists of who begat whom. (I have copied one from I Chronicles below.) Genealogies provide legitamacy in the Old Testament; there were prophecies about a Messiah descended from King David so in the New Testament (Matthew and Luke), there are two, differing, genealogies of Jesus.…  MORE >>

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