Scarritt Bennett Center Blog

Bells Tell the Story of Peace on Earth

By Joyce D. Sohl I heard the bells on Christmas day Their old familiar carols play, And wild and sweet the words repeat Of peace on earth, good will to men. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote this carol, “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day” on Christmas Day, 1864 in the...

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A Blessing for Advent

By Joyce D. Sohl This Advent let me anticipate the birth day of Jesus with renewed longing in my heart for God’s coming; with enough space in my life to allow for the special moments; with an open heart and an open mind to hear of peace, joy and...

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Give Thanks Daily

By Joyce D. Sohl  It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to your name, Most High; to proclaim your loyal love in the morning, your faithfulness at nighttime with the ten-stringed harp, with the melody of the lyre because you’ve made...

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More Than A Book Club: The Signature of All Things

Photo credit: http://www.mossandstonegardens.com/blog/moss-trending-the-signature-of-all-things-by-elizabeth-gilbert/ By Chandra Allen On the second Monday in November, 14 women gathered for More Than A Book Club at Scarritt Bennett Center.  We were discussing The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert.  The Signature of All Things  is a novel about the search...

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