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QuakerQuaker member Madeline Schaefer recently started a podcasting interview program called Friends Speaks my Mind and wanted to know how to host it here on the site. We've…

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Added by Martin Kelley on 8th mo. 3, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

George Willoughby, Quaker activist, 1914-2010

Repost of a War Resisters International article on George WIlloughby, Quaker peace activist that died this week. The original version is at http://www.wri-irg.org/node/9522. I had an email chat w/WRI's Howard Clark after George's passing and know Bob Smith, the Philadelphia activist who wrote the piece, and I'm pretty sure they'd be fine with this reposting. If anyone knows of other remembrances, please add them in the comments.… Continue

Added by Martin Kelley on 1st mo. 9, 2010 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Quaker Quotes of the Day

I'm starting a new daily Quotes blog over on this new Quaker Quotes of the Day blog. My apologies for the duplicate posting, I'm just getting the system in place! See also: my post about this on Quakerranter.org.

Added by Martin Kelley on 5th mo. 30, 2009 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Death in the family: Philadelphia's Laurence Sigmond

Laurence Sigmond, a Germantown Meeting Friend (and QuakerQuaker member) died in his sleep Wednesday morning. From the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Young Friends page:



Many of you know Carl Sigmond from Young Friends. I have learned that Carl Sigmond's father, Laurence Sigmond, died in his sleep at about 5:00 A.M. this morning,… Continue

Added by Martin Kelley on 4th mo. 23, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Matthew 18: This forgiveness thing is real

Over on the One Year Bible Quaker group, I've posted tomorrow's readings (1/29) with some early Quaker quotes courtesy of the wonderful Quaker Bible Index. It looks to be a good reading: Moses continues to tell the stubborn Pharaoh to "Let my people go," Jesus talks about the wisdom of children and gives his famous parable about camels going through eyes of needles.



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Added by Martin Kelley on 1st mo. 28, 2009 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Presenting a Friends School message

This is from a presentation I gave for Quaker educators attending a "peer group" meeting for the Friends Council on Education. I didn't design it to be independent of the talk but I'll share it here in case anyone finds it interesting!



Presenting at a Friends School (Google Docs Presentation). I also later turned it into a Youtube… Continue

Added by Martin Kelley on 1st mo. 14, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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