Tag Archives: racism

Say the Wrong Thing

My brother-in-law Barry married into our family about twenty years ago. I met him long before that, when he and my sister Cindy were high school sweethearts. But it was only this past year that I initiated a conversation with … Continue reading

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Listen to Your Children Praying

My experience at Tribe 1’s anniversary concert helped me recognize that I needed to attend the special January 10th “called meeting” of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting to address racism. Continue reading

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Gathered Into Community Today, part 2

One Friend asked: “In addition to worship, do you have any information about the hard-and-fast ways that early Friends “gathered into community”? Did they have Friendly Eights or a potluck? Did they meet to hear about the newest project of … Continue reading

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