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Resist not evil today

I’m thinking more about what resist not evil means today. Yesterday’s post related to what Henry Cadbury said during the time of Hitler: “By hating Hitler and trying to fight back,” Cadbury said, “Jews are only increasing the severity of … Continue reading

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Resist not evil

But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.  Matthew 5:39 My friend Lucy Duncan, of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) recently wrote, … Continue reading

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Breaking: Federal Court Overrules Trump and Calls For Full Environmental Review of Keystone XL in Nebraska

Yesterday I wrote about the Keystone XL Pipeline resistance. Later in the day, Promise to Protect published this press release: “Lower Brule, SD — Today, a federal court ruled the State Department must conduct an environmental review of the Keystone … Continue reading

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Keystone XL Pipeline Resistance Continues

You are encouraged to help resist the Keystone XL Pipeline by submitting your comments to the U.S. State Department before August 29th. Nationwide resistance to TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline began when the Rainforest Action Network (RAN), CREDO, and The Other … Continue reading

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Quakers and the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign

Some Friends and I have been involved in this year’s launch of the Poor People’s Campaign. I have been wondering about Quaker’s involvement in the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign. I knew Quaker Bayard Rustin had been involved in the 1963 … Continue reading

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New Queries – Sacred Questions

Many readers of this blog are probably familiar with the Quaker practice of contemplating answers to a set of written questions that we refer to as queries. While individuals can of course consider their answers to the queries, the usual … Continue reading

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Climate Migrants

I’ve been writing a lot about the millions of people who will be forced to move from their homes because of any one of a number of the effects of climate change. That includes fires, floods, destruction from high winds, … Continue reading

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Space-“the next battlefield”?

It is profoundly sad and disturbing to hear that the current Republican administration would like to expand militarism into outer space. Those of us who believe in peace have the opportunity to vigorously speak out against this new threat to … Continue reading

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Press Release: First Nation-Farmer Climate Unity March

Those of us who plan to join the First Nation–Farmers Climate Unity March could really use your help to spread the word about the March and it’s purpose. The more people who are aware of the things we are trying … Continue reading

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Remembrance of the Victims of the Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

From Christine Ashley (FCNL) today, August 9: I’m looking forward to gathering at FCNL’s Quaker Welcome Center tonight at 6:15 P.M. ET in remembrance of the victims of the atomic bombings at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. I hope you can tune … Continue reading

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