I’m sitting on a little hill and gazing down on the Milford valley below. A small town of multi-colored buildings lies before me. Motorized traffic winds its way up and down the road between Wooster Pike and Main Street. Various birds are calling to whomever will listen to them while
I don’t usually write poems, so when one comes to me, I have no idea what it might have to say to another person. This one speaks to my experience, especially in the sense of not being alone even when you struggle as if you were alone sometimes. What Can
I recently watched Kody Hersh’s QuakerSpeak video entitled How Jesus Affirms My Queerness, and was disappointed by the negative comments in some of the follow-up posts. I began to formulate counter-responses to those who staunchly refused to accept that God/Jesus loves all people, including LGBTQ folks, just as they are.
In my hospital workplace, I am grateful for working on a team rather than strictly on my own. The work we do as rehab therapists is often—I’d even say usually—very difficult. Every day, we work with people who are sick, wounded, and debilitated, both physically and mentally. If not for
The first Training and Recording Workshop for prospective Quaker ministers for 2020–2021 featured a presentation by Stephen Potthoff, Professor of Religion, Philosophy, and Peace Studies at Wilmington College. Stephen has been teaching there since 2003. His scholarly interests include early Christianity and ancient religion and archaeology. He writes and researches