Monthly Archives: April 2016
I have been trying to find ways to share what I have been experiencing lately in Indianapolis with my Quaker friends in Iowa. This is my latest attempt. A really powerful book that I’ve started to read that does the … Continue reading
by Jeff Kisling Don Laughlin and Roy Knight signed the Epistle to Friends Concerning Military Conscription. IMPORTANT NOTE: Below I include some quotations from the Journal I kept at the time. It was not correct when I wrote “I knew neither of … Continue reading
Earth Day, 2016, is today. While on the one hand it is discouraging to think of one day a year people give a thought to the earth. On the other hand, any way to draw attention to our environmental crisis … Continue reading
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
The following is from a PowerPoint presentation. I hope this format works.
The flowers seem like cups holding light this spring. We don’t have good language to talk about spiritual things. The core Quaker belief is that there is that of God in everyone. We often refer to that presence in us … Continue reading
Crisp, clear spring mornings are a wonder. This photo was taken on the walk to work this morning. I’m imagining hearing Safety Suit’s version of Hallelujah. (full disclosure–couldn’t help but listen to it now–brings tears to my eyes). Also by … Continue reading