What I Learned from Fighting a Coup

Whew! What a month it's been. Those who read my October newsletter know that I became the Trainings Coordinator for Choose Democracy, a start-up effort that in a matter of weeks trained nearly 10,000 people in How to Stop an Election-Related Power Grab. I'm enormously proud of the work this group did and believe that we played [...]

2020-12-01T14:43:50+00:00December 1st, 2020|Activism, Spirituality|

Sacrilege

Dustin White A little over a week ago, I attended a gathering in Kentucky organized by Read the Spirit, a wonderful interfaith publishing group that has been very supportive of my work. (You can read more about that gathering though the above link.) As soon as I started planning the trip, I knew that [...]

2019-01-29T17:55:33+00:00May 7th, 2013|Climate Change, Spirituality|

Earth Quaker Activism

Just over three years ago, I wrote a blog post questioning whether I could still call myself an activist and reflecting on what type of social engagement I felt drawn to. An even earlier post, questioned what kinds of political events I wanted to bring my children to, especially after the Bush Administration demoralized so many [...]

2019-01-29T17:55:34+00:00April 20th, 2012|Nonviolent Direct Action, Spirituality|

How Spiritual Discernment is Like Doing Your Taxes

I'm teaching Discerning Our Calls at Pendle Hill this semester, so I’ve been thinking a lot about how we listen for divine guidance in our lives. I'm also working on my 2010 taxes. Perhaps it was inevitable that I would start to see connections, far fetched as they may sound. This blog may be the [...]

2019-01-29T17:55:45+00:00February 24th, 2011|Spirituality|