Joanna Hoyt's Blog (4)

a petition about Keystone, and a question about integrity and witness

I hope it's appropriate to post this here although it's not a uniquely Quaker issue...

With just over a month left in the final comment period on the Keystone XL pipeline decision, I was surprised to find that there were no petitions about it on the White House site, so I started one.  I've tried to acknowledge in it both the public policy concerns I have and the fact that the way I live my life, the way most of our lives, still depend on the kind of dirty energy which I'm…

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Added by Joanna Hoyt on 3rd mo. 20, 2013 at 6:38am — No Comments

Comments fixed on "Voting, the Kingdom of God, and the Filthy Rotten System"

I just realized that the comment feature had been malfunctioning on my blog, where this post has been on the main page for a week.  Comments are working now (I think) and if anyone still has time and interest I am hoping to hear the thoughts of other Friends. 

Added by Joanna Hoyt on 10th mo. 14, 2012 at 1:14pm — No Comments

whose burdens do we bear?

“Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.” –Galatians 6:2

“Every man shall bear his own burden.” --Galatians 6:5



These two teachings have been on my mind as my Catholic Worker community of Quakers holds its annual review/planning/discernment session. I'm trying to understand what I can and cannot do for other people and what I may and may not ask of them. The long version of this is on my blog at…

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Added by Joanna Hoyt on 1st mo. 12, 2010 at 1:28pm — 1 Comment

another new Quaker blog

After enjoying other Friends' blogs for a few years I decided to start one of my own at www.livingasifthetruthwastrue.blogspot.com

I'm working on what the blog title suggests, actually getting my life aligned with my convictions instead of just talking about them. (I find talking much easier.) I've been helped in this process by Friends and friends who had rather different convictions but shared the struggle for faithfulness.… Continue

Added by Joanna Hoyt on 12th mo. 27, 2009 at 2:27pm — No Comments

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