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This past weekend, David and I led an all day workshop on clerking skills for clerks, recording clerks, committee clerks, those pondering being a clerk, and the rest of us. 521 more words

Forms of theological diversity

This month, while most people are buying presents, eating chocolate, and generally celebrating Christmas (more on that in my next post), I’m reading Chapter 27 of  798 more words

The Peaceable Kingdoms of Edward Hicks

“The wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the young goat, and the calf and the lion and the fattened calf together; and a little child shall lead them. 1,682 more words

Visual Art

Tante Nicole's Sweater

I try not to get attached to things because I’m a Plain Quaker in my private life (or try to be much to the chagrin of my husband who walks around in a dark home at night), work in a Buddhist environment, and have always loved the word… 242 more words

Seven Gods Quakers Might Believe In

Having written some serious things recently, I thought I’d try my hand at some clickbait. Number six may surprise you!

1. a God within us… 657 more words

William Penn Among the Stoics

William Penn and the Stoics

William Penn remains one of early Quakerism’s most vibrant thinkers. He not only applied Quaker principles to the tricky business of statecraft but synthesized the charismatic spirituality of the early 1640s with the intellectual impulses of the Restoration’s cultural elite. 2,678 more words


Poetry ~ Gratitude

We celebrate Thanksgiving in the United States tomorrow. Gratitude practice is a large part of my life every day, in personal reflection and in my work as a therapist. 649 more words