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Supporting KI (Kheprw Institute)

Those of you who follow this blog know that the Kheprw Institute (KI), a Black youth mentoring and environmental, community building organization here in Indianapolis, has been a focus of my social activism. This is Giving Tuesday, and an opportunity … Continue reading

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Some Challenges of Working for Justice

Each human is a complex, contradictory story. Some stories within us have been unfolding for years, others are trembling with fresh life as they peek above the horizon. Each is a zigzag of emotional design and ancestral architecture. All the … Continue reading

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The first shall be last, and the last, first

All kinds of things are bouncing around in me and my spirit on this day of great political transition and turmoil. I was thinking yet again that attention to the spirit is how we will move forward justly, together, and … Continue reading

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The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible

This Sunday at KI (Kheprw Institute), the monthly book discussion will be about Charles Eisenstein’s The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible.  Isn’t that a great title?  I didn’t suggest the book, but when someone else did, I … Continue reading

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Experiencing Prejudice

I had always strongly felt that prejudice of any kind was unacceptable while at the same time realizing we all tend to make certain presumptions, often unconsciously.  For example, seeing an obese person I might assume they have bad eating … Continue reading

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The Unknown

While I am surprised at the election of Donald Trump, I’m not shocked.  I just hadn’t realized how deep and widespread the anger toward the political establishment went.  We had a premonition of this with his surprising capture of the … Continue reading

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First Day and religion

In the past (and some continue the practice today) Quakers referred to the days of the week by number, with Sunday being First Day, Monday Second Day, etc.  This was because they objected to naming the days after Roman gods.  … Continue reading

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For Big Problems, Small Solutions

That is the title of an article by Charles Eisenstein, subtitled “Now more than ever, we must recognize the logic of ‘bigness’ devalues the personal and seemingly small when it comes to making a difference” in the Winter issue of … Continue reading

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Reflections on Activism 2

“It matters little what men say they believe when their actions are inconsistent with their words. Thus we Friends may say that all war is wrong, but as long as Friends continue to collaborate in a system that forces men … Continue reading

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The Next American Revolution

I am especially grateful for our continuing book discussions at KI (Kheprw Institute) this month because the book we will be discussing (tomorrow) is The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century by Grace Lee Boggs, Scott Kurashige.   At the … Continue reading

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