Little notes of happiness – Kleine Glücksnotizen

German and Italian below Today, we are sharing two texts in three languages, written by two different generations of Quakers responding to the same writing prompt: The texts are in response to the request of Chiara, the director of the “Italia per passione” Italian language school who asked her students (including our guest author Dan): … More Little notes of happiness – Kleine Glücksnotizen

Post-gathering gratitude | Dankbaarheid na het samenkomen

By/door George Thurley Spring naar de Nederlandse vertaling I wrote the below on the train speeding northwards out of Brussels on Sunday afternoon after our last Annual meeting in Quaker House (Nov 2019). Although I was tired from the intense weekend, and communal sleeping arrangements, I felt extremely upheld and wanted to write it down. … More Post-gathering gratitude | Dankbaarheid na het samenkomen

Gearresteerd voor het blokkeren van een brug – een interview | Arrested for blocking a bridge – an interview

door/by Mieke van Opheusden Jump to English translation Een Vriend uit Nijmegen nam deel aan de internationale actieweek van Extinction Rebellion (XR) in oktober 2019 in Amsterdam. Op de laatste dag werd hij gearresteerd voor het blokkeren van een brug. Ik interviewde hem over zijn motivaties en ervaringen. Extinction Rebellion Hoe en wanneer ben je … More Gearresteerd voor het blokkeren van een brug – een interview | Arrested for blocking a bridge – an interview

EMEYF SG 2020 Epistle | Zendbrief

Dear Friends everywhere…

… this year, we were not able to hold our Summer Gathering in Finland as we planned and looked forward to, due to the Covid19 outbreak. We still wanted to connect and meet and were therefore contemplating about what we need and how we can answer these needs in a new way this year. Pretty quickly we realized that an online gathering was the best and the safest choice for us this time. … More EMEYF SG 2020 Epistle | Zendbrief