Monthly Archives: August 2015

FCNL and Indianapolis

Kate Gould and Jim Cason from FCNL ‘like’ our Facebook post related to the delivery of over 10,000 Hoosier signatures on a petition supporting the Iran nuclear deal to Senator Joe Donnelly’s Indianapolis office.

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Iran petition to Senator Donnelly

When MoveOn couldn’t find anyone else to do it, I’ve spent the past week, with the help of Erin Polley, AFSC, organizing the delivery of a petition with over 10,000 Indiana signatures supporting the Iran nuclear deal.  Members of North … Continue reading

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Little feet

I rediscovered this, one of my favorite photos, recently. It was taken of some kids’ feet as they were eating lunch at the Martin Luther King Day celebration this year, 2015, here in Indianapolis at the Christian Theological Seminary. Notice not only … Continue reading

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Agricultural apprenticeships to address environmental injustice

Years of structural racism and the economic and governance policies from that have resulted in large urban areas characterized by no economic development, substandard schools, high unemployment and crime, food deserts, few parks and public gathering places, and contaminated air, … Continue reading

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Good News

The following was written in response to a message from my Aunt and Uncle, Win and Ellis Standing. Thanks for this interesting news, Aunt Win!  Your ‘good news’ reminds me of the Biblical use of the term. We had a Moral … Continue reading

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AFSC on Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative)

AFSC report on Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative) annual sessions

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Social media affected attitudes on racial equality

A new report from PEW Research indicates social media is one reason for significant changes in attitudes on racial equality. Attitudes on racial equality

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Thoughts on a First Day (Sunday) morning

Since Randy (Porter) died over three years ago I find myself asking God “what would you have me do today?” when I arise on the weekends.  (Weekday mornings are focused on work at Riley Hospital for Children).  This has made me … Continue reading

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