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Ann’s Spirituality Library May Article

Hopefully your yard and gardens are raked after the winter and you are enjoying all of the plants that are emerging to greet us once again.  What a miracle it is each May to see all of the plant life opening up before our eyes. Aside from taking…

Inquiring Minds Book Group

  The Inquiring Minds book group will meet on May 13th at 10AM in the Pilgrim House Parlor to discuss “James” by Percival Everett. The highly acclaimed book is a brilliant retelling of “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”, however, the story is retold from the slave Jim’s viewpoint….

Ann’s Spirituality Library April Article

Where do you turn when you need a book that can bring comfort?  Our lending library has a wide assortment of books about spirituality through nature, Christianity, mystics, meditation and more.  We all are aware of the infinite lessons and wisdom that can be gleaned from nature; our…

Ann’s Spirituality Library March Article

It is easy to give thanks to God when we awake to the vibrant colors in Maine. Some of our perennials are poking their heads above the ground almost to ask if it’s time for them to take a bow.  As we continue on our personal Lenten journeys, The…

Inquiring Minds Book Group

On Monday April 8th at 10AM, we will discuss TWO books. The primary book for discussion is “Wilmington’s Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy” by David Zucchino. The book is a true account of a violent insurrection in Wilmington, North Carolina that…

Inquiring Minds Book Group

On Monday March 11th at 10AM, we will discuss “The Lemon Tree” by Sandy Tolan. This nonfiction book, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist, provides a view of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from a human level. The book shows that despite deep political upheaval, there can still be…

Ann’s Spirituality Library February Article

Because Easter is on the 31st of March this year, this month we will begin the season of Lent.  Over the years, I have found that Easter is that much more meaningful if I dedicate some time and focus daily to my Lenten journey.  Perhaps you have considered…

Inquiring Minds Book Group

On Monday February 12th at 10AM in the Parlor, we will discuss “The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store” a murder mystery and novel about small-town secrets by James McBride. We invite YOU to join us for lively discussions. We appreciate different points of view from the readers who…

Inquiring Minds Book Group

On Monday January 15th at 10AM in the Parlor, we will discuss “The First Lady of World War II: Eleanor Roosevelt’s Daring Journey to the Frontlines and Back” by Shannon McKenna Schmidt We invite YOU to join us for lively discussions. We appreciate different points of view from…

Inquiring Minds Book Group

On Monday December 4th at 10AM in the Parlor, we will discuss the Pulitzer prize-winning novel “Trust” by Hernan Diaz. We invite YOU to join us for lively discussions. We appreciate different points of view from the readers who attend the discussions. And we offer light refreshments during…