Tag Archives: KI

It’s time to get back into the public square

“Quakers, it’s time to get back into the public square. If you believe that there’s life above the snake line, it’s time to get back in the public square.”  Rev. William Barber, The Third Reconstruction, Friends Journal, September 1, 2016. … Continue reading

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Build Bridges

As simplistic as this sounds, my experiences over the past several years lead me to the conclusion that many of the problems we are facing today stem from our continued, voluntary segregation.  Most of us end up living in neighborhoods of … Continue reading

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Peace

There are a number of reason why I’ve been thinking about peace lately. The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is facing severe financial problems.  As a result, the long term Iowa Peacebuilding program is being terminated, so available resources can … Continue reading

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KI and Quakers

Yesterday I wrote about religion, related to the book we were reading for the monthly book discussion at KI (Kheprw Institute), The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change (25th Anniversary Edition) by Stephen R. Covey.   … 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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