Celia, A Slave

Book Review by Bradley, age 14 years old Celia was an ordinary slave–until she struck back at her abusive master and became the defendant in a landmark trial that threatened to undermine the very foundations of the South’s “Peculiar Institution.” This story takes place in 1855, Calloway County, Missouri. It’s about a slave named Celia… Read More Celia, A Slave

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Mary, Mother of Jesus

I have read something in my Mary bible study and want to share it with you. Scattered throughout the accounts of the life of Jesus known as the gospels are occasional, a brief glimpse of Mary, Jesus’s mother. So brief are these passages that we may wonder at the attention and reverence shown to Mary… Read More Mary, Mother of Jesus