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Prophetic Vision

Friends in my Quaker meeting in rural Iowa have been praying and discussing what we are being led to do at this time, when there is so much suffering in the world. “Being led” means discerning what the inner light, … Continue reading

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Why Quakerism is not prophetic

“Quakers will only be truly prophetic when they risk a great deal of their accumulated privilege and access to wealth. Prophets cannot have a stake in maintaining the status quo. Any attempt to change a system while benefiting and protecting … Continue reading

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Volunteer Service Mission Story-Part 1

I’ve been writing parts of the Friends Volunteer Service Mission (VSM) story from journal entries. At one point I consolidated the various pieces into a separate document to tell the VSM story, which will appear as a series of posts … Continue reading

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Journal – Earlham College beginnings

Journal 10/30/1970 I’m doing a very bad job of keeping up this journal. Maybe its because my spiritual life has stagnated and there’s nothing to write about. Unfortunately I’m afraid its more true than my sarcastic remarks might reveal. I’ve … Continue reading

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