Category Archives: social media

How Is White Supremacy Keeping Us from Hearing God’s Voice?

How Is White Supremacy Keeping Us from Hearing God’s Voice? This will be the topic of discussion this weekend at the Midyear meeting of Iowa Quakers in the Midwest. I really like this title because it puts the emphasis on … Continue reading

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Combating State Repression

The title of the article, Defending Standing Rock, Combating State Repression, caught my attention this morning. I remember how shocking it was to see police in full riot gear and military vehicles facing nonviolent, often praying people at Standing Rock. … Continue reading

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Standing Rock Lakota Youth Runners Say #ShutDownDAPL

Today is the day Standing Rock Lakota youth runners will begin a run of over 93 miles back to the Oceti Sakowin Camp. They run to call Biden to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). They are asking us … Continue reading

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Standing Rock Lakota Youth Runners Say #ShutDownDAPL

Standing Rock Lakota youth runners will begin a run of over 93 miles back to the Oceti Sakowin Camp site on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. They run to call Biden to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). They are … Continue reading

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My Mutual Aid Journey Thus Far

Some friends have asked for concrete examples of Mutual Aid. Can’t see how to escape the capitalist system. I’ll try to explain as I tell you the story of how I first got involved in Mutual Aid and what has … Continue reading

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Be Vulnerable

[Note: with multiple disasters occurring now, and since environmental devastation has been a focus of my life, its hard not to write about these unfolding disasters. But what is important to me, what I am led to think about now, … Continue reading

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Publishers of the truth

I often refer to the article written by James Allen, Pontoon Archipelago or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love Collapse. Clearly we are living in increasingly chaotic times. Collapse is an apt characterization. I hadn’t thought of warning … Continue reading

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Your Chance to Show Solidarity for Wet’suwet’en

I’ve been trying to think of ways I can support the Wet’suwet’en peoples and their supporters in Canada. A few of us held a vigil in Des Moines, Iowa, a few weeks ago. But living in a small town, I’ve … Continue reading

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Need for Chaos

I follow the blog of Sheila Kennedy who taught at the Indiana University School of Law. In this mornings post she explores yet again how to explain the president and his base. The post can be found here: Voting for … Continue reading

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Simple Life?

I’ve mentioned that some time ago I created a Facebook group called Quakers Welcome Spiritual Seekers, hoping to have a Quaker presence on social media.  My thought was that people looking for something to address their interest in spiritual matters, … Continue reading

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