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The Time for a Moral Revolution of Values

“Today we stand as truth-tellers witnessing to the pain and suffering caused by the injustices within our community and across this country.  We gather to declare that we need a moral revival, a radical revolution of values.”   https://kairoscenter.org/revival-time-moral-revolution-values/ I’m so … Continue reading

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Moral Reckonings

As Krista Tippett says below, “it feels important to me, in a moment like this, to look below the radar of rupture — to see models and practices that work, and that in fact can take up the huge hard … Continue reading

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Higher Ground Moral Declaration

I believe the adoption of the concept of the separation of church and state that our government is founded upon is one of the most significant reasons we have had some success in trying to create a just society, though … Continue reading

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Multisystem Failure

By far the largest system failing is our environment. The Biden administration announced the goal of greenhouse gas reduction of 50% from 2005 levels by 2030. It is an outrage that legislative proposals consistently fail to even begin to address … Continue reading

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Religious Socialism

My friend Fran Quigley is director of the Health and Human Rights Clinic at Indiana University McKinney School of Law and has been teaching me about Religious Socialism. This began when he contacted me about writing I have been doing … Continue reading

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The future, now

We need a vision to navigate the changes that are being forced upon us by rapidly evolving environmental, economic and political chaos and a global pandemic. I’ve gone back through the many blog posts I’ve written about change and my … Continue reading

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Quakers and social change today

Note: I need to make a few things clear about the following. When I say “we” I’m talking about the demographics of most Quaker meetings today, i.e. primarily White, and tending to be older in age. Secondly, this is not … Continue reading

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Confusion

I usually don’t know what I’ll write as I sit in silence before my computer the first thing each morning. This is a spiritual practice, to listen deeply for guidance. I will often scan through social media and some email … Continue reading

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Materialism

Fifty years ago Rev Martin Luther King, Jr, warned: “We as a nation must undergo a radical revolution of values. . . . We must rapidly begin the shift from a “thing-oriented” society to a “person-oriented” society. When machines and computers, profit … Continue reading

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Quakers and the Poor People’s Campaign

Last night Rev. William Barber spoke to Quakers gathered for this year’s meetings of the Friends General Conference at the University of Toledo. He mentioned attending Quaker meetings as a child. He spoke about two Quaker abolitionists who are heroes/sheroes … Continue reading

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