Scarritt Bennett Center Blog

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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Gender, Health and Empowerment

Photo credit: The Nutrition Post (www.thenutritionpost.com, Oct. 2013) By Chandra Allen “The obstacles that stand in the way of better health for women are not primarily technical or medical in nature. They are social and political, and the two go together.“ Dr. Margaret Chan, Director-General, World Health Organization,...

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Where Is Our Humanity?

By Suha Ahmad Alsyoufi Preaching can feel very heavy to me.  Not the message but the responsibility of it.  To have to deliver a message that is meant to inspire people spiritually and provide insight makes me nervous and there are not many things that have...

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The Music of Christmas

By Joyce D. Sohl “Something about a song is nearly irresistible in that it reaches both the mind and the heart, the former with meaning, the latter with beauty.”        Kay Collette The music of Christmas indeed can be, and often is, irresistible. It can evoke laughter or...

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