This song was composed by Paul, Leyna and Vitek during our Annual Meeting in November 2019. We sang it in a round during our last epilogue while Vitek played his mandolin to accompany us. It gave us a strong feeling of calm and togetherness. The text is as follows: It’s easy to live a simple … More A New Quaker Song To Sing In A Round | Een nieuw Quakerlied om in canon te zingen
English below Hallo liebe Freund*innen, Ich schreibe euch über meine Teilnahme am EMEYF annual meeting in Brüssel. Als ich ankam, waren schon Esther und Leyna aus Deutschland da, die anderen habe ich erst später kennen gelernt. Das Quäkerhaus ist wunderschön, es ist ein hundert Jahr altes Gebäude. Die Wände sind mit Tapeten bedeckt, und es … More EMEYF AM in Brüssel / Brussels
Today we present another work that was created at the last EMEYF autumn meeting. … More Meeting according to a tube map│ Treffen nach Fahrplan
by Kirsten Stuhr Deutsch unten “Love is the hardest lesson in Christianity; but, for that reason, it should be most our care to learn it.” William Penn, 1693 To serve the community is an act of love —something we’re all still learning to do better— and clerking has been said to be the best way … More Challenges and Joys of Clerking | Herausforderungen und Freuden des Schreiberamtes
Deutsch unten Today, we are sharing another contribution made at the workshop (a workshop about creative expressions of our beliefs) at the last EMEYF gathering in Brussels. The following picture is a drawing that I (Lena) made at the gathering. Maybe you would like to look at it first without any additional information about what … More Abstract Art – The Light|Abstrakte Kunst – Das Licht
Deutsch unten At EMEYF Annual Meeting 2019 the Willy & Penn editorial team held a workshop about creative expressions of our beliefs. Each participant was asked to draw a card from a pile of prompts and one from a pile of mediums, and then to combine the two. Many amazing contributions came out of this … More Spiritual Self Care A-Z | A-Z Der Spirituellen Selbstfürsorge
Listen to the song about the EMEYF Spring Gathering in Russia in May 2019. written & sung by Kirsten (feat. Eleanor) German Yearly Meeting
Today we publish an article with a different take on our #TestimonyTrain. We are very eager to hear your opinion about this. … More A note of caution on the testimony train – a train announcement?│Eine Warnungsbemerkung zum Zeugnis-Zug – eine Durchsage?
English & Deutsch On our last evening at EMEYF Spring Gathering this year, our gatherings elders organized a session in which we all got to pick a stone from a large collection they picked up at the beach close by our venue. We were then invited to share why we had chosen that particular stone … More Where is your stone now? | Wo ist dein Stein jetzt?
Today we publish a little add to our testimonies. In this our author tries to find a german equivalent for the SPICES. Therefore this article has no translation into a second language. … More SPICES – Ein Versuch der Übersetzung ins Deutsche