Liebesgedicht für EMEYF | Love Poem for EMEYF | LAP

Shared by George Thurley. The French and Dutch translations may contain some mistakes as he’s not a native speaker of either – comments are welcome! EN: I came across this love poem to EMEYF at Annual Meeting, during our first LAP workshop of the weekend, in the stories and histories stack of materials. I just … More Liebesgedicht für EMEYF | Love Poem for EMEYF | LAP

Deserts and Jungles, and Quakers | Mens en Aarde Natuurbeelden

by Mieke, Netherlands YM — scroll een eindje verder voor het Nederlandstalige origineel For the Dutch monthly bulletin I write articles on sustainability. When I made mention of one of these a few days ago to a Ffriend, she suggested to me that I translate it to English for the Willy&Penn. Here we go: Something … More Deserts and Jungles, and Quakers | Mens en Aarde Natuurbeelden

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

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

‘Du kannst nicht jeden retten’ | ‘Je kan niet iedereen redden’ | ‘You cannot save everyone’

‘Du kannst nicht jeden retten’

Das hat mir ein Freund gesagt, als er krank auf meinem Sofa lag. Machtlos und frustriert war ich, weil ich nichts machen konnte, damit er nicht mehr krank sein würde. … More ‘Du kannst nicht jeden retten’ | ‘Je kan niet iedereen redden’ | ‘You cannot save everyone’