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  • “I Know That I am a thought in God” – Sermon for Advent

    This is the message I gave at Deep River Friends Meeting December 16, 2022 based on Luke 1: 46-55: 46 And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord, 47 and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, 48 for he has looked with favor on the lowliness of his servant. Surely, from now on all generations will […]

  • Grief is Disconnection

    A repost from November 16, 2022 Today, I was approached by a member of my workplace about hosting a space for grieving for folks who continue to struggle after painful decisions made in 2019-2020. The desire for this person was to process grief with the hope that we could find a space to do that […]

  • An Interview About the Quaker World

    Robert Bell, from Guilford College, interviewed me and did a really nice write up about the new book Rhiannon Grant and I co-edited. The book is unique in its approach to Quaker Studies for a variety of reasons, including those we invited to write, the chapters covered, and some of the methodology behind the formation […]

  • The Internet is Fun Again (Some of it anyway)

    For some reason, as much as I loved Twitter, it began to feel like a chore. Probably in part because: – I follow way too many people there – All the ads and sifting you have to do mentally – How much the algorithm controls what you see and who you interact with – It […]

  • Margaret Fell – Founder and Leader of the Early Quaker Movement

    When discussing early Quakers, too often you will hear the history start with something like “George Fox is the founder of Quakerism.” While George Fox is an essential leader in the early movement, to focus in on and center Fox’s role not only misses out on the necessary roles that other Quakers, many of them […]