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Becoming Visible: Quaker Outreach at Colleges

Last week I traveled up to Boone, North Carolina to assist the SPICE (Acronym for core Quaker testimonies: Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, & Equality) Quaker student group at Appalachian State University with their table at the Student Involvement Fair. 517 more words

Angels Among Us: Don

I found out this morning that a gentleman whom I have had the privilege of knowing in the physical realm is now guiding me and many others from somewhere else. 212 more words

Afterwords: coming towards the end

I’m now in my last week as an Eva Koch scholar. Over the weekend, the four Eva Koch scholars gave presentations to some local Friends and those who happened to be at Woodbrooke, outlining our findings and sharing some of our experience. 657 more words

"To all Friends" -- an Adaptation

Epistle CXXX, “To all Friends, to dwell in the truth, the life of God, the light, &c.” (1656) by George Fox — a 21st-century adaptation by George Amoss Jr. 2,186 more words


Reading Qf&p: chapter 7, Meeting for Sufferings

Reading the chapter about Meeting for Sufferings brought back to me clearly how much I enjoyed serving as an alternate. This remark does, I realise, need clarifying in three ways for the reader: 728 more words

Afterwords: digging deeper

I didn’t feel ready to write this on Wednesday, when I was expecting to post, partly because the news about my new job dominated my attention for a few days. 572 more words

The Unexpectedness of Faith

Last night at our daughter’s Open House, I tried to listen intently in a crowded and warm cafeteria to news about parking at drop off, what drives achievements in learning, and Ellen’s entreaties to move to the playground where she could jump off all kinds of things and give me more gray hair. 348 more words