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Spiritual Warriors

There are so many powerful, destructive forces at work today. We don’t know the exact timing and sequence of events. But we know they are coming, some already here. Life as we know it is being thrown into chaos. Existential … Continue reading

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Warriors Wanted

As I often say, I usually don’t know what I’ll be writing about each morning. This morning I am so excited to have been lead to find someone else who is looking for warriors for our time. What first lead … Continue reading

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We’re being tested. Within each survivor is a warrior.

Nahko Bear wrote “we’re being tested. Within each survivor is a warrior.” He named his upcoming album “Take Your Power Back”. The song he sings in the video below, which will be on that album, is “Slow Down.” The consequences … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warriors and Truthsgiving

Warrior 1. One who is engaged in or experienced in battle.2. One who is engaged aggressively or energetically in an activity, cause, or conflicthttp://www.thefreedictionary.com/warrior Warrior seems an unlikely term for Quakers to use, since the word is usually thought of in terms of battles and wars, which Quakers oppose and work against. I like the second definition above though, related … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warriors

I just finished a series of blog posts about James Allen’s essay, “Pontoon Archipelago or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Collapse”. I spent so much effort doing that because I found the essay to be the most … Continue reading

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We Need Spiritual Warriors Now

I’ve been thinking more about Spiritual Warriors since writing yesterday’s article. I realized I hadn’t written about the first time I was called a warrior, which led me to think of myself and other activists in those terms. During my … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warrior

I am glad I have been given the opportunity to show some of my photography at this summer’s gathering of Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative). When asked for a short biography for the program, I listed the following: water protector, community … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warriors Gather

I like to think of this past weekend’s Midyear Meeting as a gathering of Spiritual Warriors. I have enjoyed pondering the writings of Paulo Coelho, specifically Warrior of the Light: A Manual.  I have spent a lot of time trying … Continue reading

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Application for Spiritual Warriors

Yesterday I wrote about how my spiritual life had been radicalized.  As the examples in that post, of the work at the Kheprw Institute and the global Indigenous peoples response to support the water protectors at Standing Rock show, a … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warriors

Warrior 1. One who is engaged in or experienced in battle. 2. One who is engaged aggressively or energetically in an activity, cause, or conflict http://www.thefreedictionary.com/warrior Warrior seems an unlikely term for Quakers to use, since the word is usually … Continue reading

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