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Stories and peace

I’ve been working on a series of posts about the evolution of my foundational stories, which are related to the intersection between my Quaker faith, protecting Mother Earth, and photography. (See: https://quakersandreligioussocialism.com/?s=foundational&nbspūüėČ Hearing stories of widespread and expanding areas of drought today, I was reminded of¬†The Story of the Drought, part of a project I was involved in related to the‚Ķ

Foundational stories: Videos

[Note: This is a continuation of a series of posts about the evolution of my foundational stories, which are related to the intersection between my Quaker faith, protecting Mother Earth, and photography. As is often the case, it is taking me much longer than expected to tell my foundational stories (See: https://quakersandreligioussocialism.com/?s=foundational). Dramatic changes in the world have me re-evaluating…

Quakers need to step out of their meeting

I’m grasping for anything I can do to reduce the chances of yet another atrocity of violence, another massacre of children. I feel anger and sorrow at the pitifully inadequate legislation being discussed in Washington, DC. Even those measures are unlikely to pass. I’ve been part of a local Mutual Aid community for almost two‚Ķ

Bridge over Troubled Water

I feel so much sorrow for the pain I see all around. “Bridge Over Trouble Water” came to me today as an expression of how to “ease your mind”. I believe Mutual Aid can be a bridge over troubled water for us. we need to radically rethink the stories we tell ourselvesJames Allen Simply put,‚Ķ

Survivors of Carbon pipeline explosion tell their stories

Last night I listened to the horrifying stories of three people who survived the explosion of a carbon pipeline in Satartia, Missisippi. One survivor suffered significant memory loss. Another has worsening asthma. Food and Water Watch Iowa and the Iowa Chapter of Sierra Club sponsored the event. Dan Zegart, who wrote the HUFFPOST article referenced…

Faith, Abolition, and Socialism

Faith, Abolition, and Socialism w/ Linda Sarsour & Rev. Andrew Wilkes Join DSA members Linda Sarsour and Rev. Andrew Wilkes for an exciting and informative discussion about the roles of people of faith in the current campaign for abolition of policing as we have known it. This event is hosted by DSA’s Religion and Socialism…