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

RE: Quaker Household | Quäker-Haushalt

Since 12 Ways to Spot a Quaker Household went up in May, it has evolved into a kind of Quiz: several Quakers have commented that they score 11/12 and Martin even scored 12/12 (he might have had a head-start). Moreover, some of my friends who aren’t Quakers at all have messaged me about how many points they share with us – time to invite them to an EMEYF event. … More RE: Quaker Household | Quäker-Haushalt

Fiets | Bike

Eén van de dingen die ik heel snel heb geleerd over Quakers, is dat ze gek (om niet te zeggen: compleet verzot) zijn op de wereld en duurzaamheid. Denk je dat ik overdrijf? Zie hier de trouwstoet via openbaar vervoer.

Het verbaast me dan ook elke keer weer als ik hoor van mensen dat ze geen fiets hebben, wel een fiets hebben maar nauwelijks fietsen of dat ze afstanden van minder dan 5 kilometer met de auto afleggen. … More Fiets | Bike

A famous Quaker wedding | Eine berühmte Quäkerhochzeit

Deutsche version unten Last weekend, our very own Esther and Paul got married in the Quaker Meetinghouse in Nottingham. It was a lovely ceremony, held in the Quaker way. Like most Quakers, their ministry/ testament about how they want to live their lives together extended beyond the Meeting for Worship. For example, in the early … More A famous Quaker wedding | Eine berühmte Quäkerhochzeit

12 Ways to Spot a Quaker Household | 12 Wege, einen Quäker-Haushalt zu entdecken

Moving from a busy student-type house to a small apartment with my partner has been lovely. I’m immensely enjoying having our own kitchen, having a living room as well as a bedroom, and turning the house into one cosy space that adheres to our wishes. I’ve been noticing more and more how we make our home reflect our Quakerly lifestyle. … More 12 Ways to Spot a Quaker Household | 12 Wege, einen Quäker-Haushalt zu entdecken

102 Ideen mein Quäker leben zu bereichern | 102 Ideas to enrich my Quaker life

Während wir bei Spring Gathering waren, fiel das fertige PDF dieses mit Spannung erwarteten Buches plötzlich in viele unserer Posteingänge. Um ein wenig mehr zu erklären, worum es geht, hier ein paar Worte von Kerstin Mangels, der Herstellerin/ Compilerin/ Designerin: … More 102 Ideen mein Quäker leben zu bereichern | 102 Ideas to enrich my Quaker life