My short stay at Woodbrooke | Mein kurzer Aufenthalt in Woodbrooke

Deutsch unten Hello everybody, I hope you’ve had (or are still having) a lovely summer! I wanted to share with you a little part of what I did this summer, which was a course at Woodbrooke. For those of you who don’t know, Woodbrooke is a Quaker Study Centre in Birmingham, UK. They offer courses on … More My short stay at Woodbrooke | Mein kurzer Aufenthalt in Woodbrooke

Vulnerability as Witness: To be of Service in a Foreign Land

by Evan Welkin Wegen der Länge haben wir entschieden, für diesen Artikel keine Übersetzung anzufertigen. Entschuldigung für die Unannehmlichkeiten! — Euer W&P-Team Message shared with the Friends World Committee for Consultation- Europe and Middle East section gathering in Budapest, Hungary – May 3, 2019: We were asked last night to stand if we considered ourselves … More Vulnerability as Witness: To be of Service in a Foreign Land

Twee minuten stilte | Two minutes of silence

Ik weet niet beter dan 4 mei, twee minuten stilte. Om klokslag 20:00 met de televisie aan. Zo is het altijd gegaan bij mij thuis, en ik denk dat bijna alle Nederlanders deze ervaring delen. Op 4 mei herdenken we de Nederlandse slachtoffers die zijn gevallen in de Tweede Wereldoorlog en alle oorlogssituaties daarna; burgers … More Twee minuten stilte | Two minutes of silence

Stop Fueling War – What can you say? │Stop Fueling War – Was kannst du sagen? │ Cessez d´alimenter la guerre – Que peux-tu dire?

Peace work has always been a central concern for the Quakers. Today we are publishing an interview with Wanda (German Yearly Meeting) about her involvement with Stop Fueling War, an organization committed to promoting peace work. … More Stop Fueling War – What can you say? │Stop Fueling War – Was kannst du sagen? │ Cessez d´alimenter la guerre – Que peux-tu dire?

Travelling Slow | Langsam Reisen

I, and several others besides, travelled slow to our most recent Spring Gathering. By train, bus and boat (and eventually car) I travelled from Brussels to Moyallon, accumulating people along the way. My primary motivation for this was initially to travel more sustainably (i.e. to avoid flying). But I have increasingly come to see it as a spiritual practice, that we Quakers should encourage as much as we can. … More Travelling Slow | Langsam Reisen