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Time to Sue the Banks

As the consequences of climate change become increasingly frequent and severe, so much so that the UN Human Rights Committee is asking the United States to explain what it is doing to protect the “right to life”, banks are INCREASING … Continue reading

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Memorial to Victims of Lynching

“Inside the Memorial to Victims of Lynching” is a recent 60 Minutes (CBS) story by Oprah Winfrey.   https://www.cbsnews.com/video/inside-the-memorial-to-victims-of-lynching/ The story begins “there is a reckoning taking place in America over how we remember our history. Much of the focus … Continue reading

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Spiritual Fire

Lately I’ve been thinking and writing about light and Inner Light. Many years ago, around the year 2000, Dan Treadway and I were the reporters for the annual sessions of Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative).  The reporters write articles about the … Continue reading

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King, Ali, the Kheprw Institute Taught Me

Yesterday I discussed some reflections as Martin Luther King Day approaches.  I can’t help but be saddened as I remember the moral integrity and leadership of Martin Luther King, Jr, Muhammad Ali, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and all … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal — Conscientious Objector Letters

First I’d like to share what my Friend Evalyn Kellum, of North Meadow Circle of Friends, where I attended when I was living in Indianapolis, wrote about An Epistle to Friends Concerning Military Conscription: Thank you for sending your struggle with conscription. … Continue reading

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End of an Era

Today is my last day at work at Riley Hospital for Children, the day I move out of my apartment, and the day I begin the trip to Iowa.  It was difficult to make the decision to retire, when I enjoy … Continue reading

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Last First Day at North Meadow Friends (for the time being)

Early Friends used to refer to the days of the week by number, Sunday being First day.  Yesterday was the last First day I will be attending North Meadow Circle of Friends Meeting for a while, since I am moving … 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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Weekly Peace Vigil

Every Friday 4:30-5:30 pm, a few people gather for the peace vigil in front of the Federal Building in the 500 block of N. Pennsylvania St, downtown Indianapolis.  Gilbert Kuhn, from North Meadow Friends, and Debbie Peddie are the regulars, having … Continue reading

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Spiritual Fire

Yesterday I wrote about the imagery of light filled flowers and the Inner Light.  That reminded me of a message that was given to me during our Quaker meeting for worship at North Meadow Circle of Friends once when I … Continue reading

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