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A Quaker preacher, Phd in Intercultural Studies, & adjunct prof. I enjoy a good remix, liberation theology, bourbon & a wool vest. Find me at @cwdaniels.

April 16, 2014 at 6:25am
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An incredibly inspiring sermon by Rev. Dr. William Barber II of Moral Mondays “We are North Carolina” (by ProtestFilm)

April 10, 2014 at 7:28am
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The invisible monster by M on Flickr.

The invisible monster by M on Flickr.

April 5, 2014 at 10:26am
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View my latest photo on Flickr: http://flic.kr/u/xXavN/aHsjWi96HVNew batch of sauerkraut w beets, carrots, garlic, onions and cabbage.

View my latest photo on Flickr: http://flic.kr/u/xXavN/aHsjWi96HV

New batch of sauerkraut w beets, carrots, garlic, onions and cabbage.

March 27, 2014 at 4:22pm
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To reduce life to the matter of getting things done, all in the name of a practicality by which every thought and deed is either justified or condemned, makes one-dimensional persons of us all. By focusing on purpose it forecloses the possibility of everything that is not functionally productive, such as prayer, poetry, artistic expression, worship.

— Dorothee Soelle

March 25, 2014 at 9:09am
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Reblogged from honeyandwormwood
honeyandwormwood:

honeyandwormwood:

Peace is not the product of terror or fear.Peace is not the silence of cemeteries.Peace is not the silent result of violent repression.Peace is the generous,tranquil contribution of allto the good of all.Peace is dynamism.Peace is generosity.It is right and it is duty.- Óscar Romero

Happy Feast Day, teacher, martyr, saint.  

honeyandwormwood:

honeyandwormwood:

Peace is not the product of terror or fear.
Peace is not the silence of cemeteries.
Peace is not the silent result of violent repression.
Peace is the generous,
tranquil contribution of all
to the good of all.
Peace is dynamism.
Peace is generosity.
It is right and it is duty.

Óscar Romero

Happy Feast Day, teacher, martyr, saint.  

March 24, 2014 at 11:44am
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We are afraid of religion and of the community that goes hand in hand with it. -Dorothee Soelle (Death by Bread Alone)

We are afraid of religion and of the community that goes hand in hand with it. -Dorothee Soelle (Death by Bread Alone)

March 20, 2014 at 3:38pm
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To learn to die means to be caught up in a great chorus that affirms life; that is what faith is. The more we learn to live in freedom from fear the more we learn to die in freedom from fear. The more we are united to that love with which we know ourselves to be at one, the more immortal we are. As Christians we know that death always lies behind us; it is love that lies ahead.

— Dorothee Soelle

March 19, 2014 at 4:21pm
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Introducing: Crappy Bookselling!
"Crappy Bookselling" is a regular feature in which classic literature is reviewed by a crappy bookseller who obviously has not read the book.
This Week: Moby Dick by Herman Melville 
A hilarious spoof of the whale-oil industry, Moby Dick follows the crew of the Santa Maria as they cross the Seven Seas in a hopelessly ill-fated attempt to get Captain Kebab home before his wedding. But the real comedy starts when Isaac, the narrator, notices someone has been trailing the boat: A lonely white whale by the name of Moby. Not knowing his own the strength, the lovable albino brute accidentally tosses the Santa Maria about, causing Captain Kebab endless amounts of grief and leading to his iconic catchphrase, “Darn it, Moby!” A timeless tale of humor, misfortune and adventure, Moby Dick is sure to please readers of all ages.
-Crappy Bookseller

politicsprose:

Introducing: Crappy Bookselling!

"Crappy Bookselling" is a regular feature in which classic literature is reviewed by a crappy bookseller who obviously has not read the book.

This Week: Moby Dick by Herman Melville 

A hilarious spoof of the whale-oil industry, Moby Dick follows the crew of the Santa Maria as they cross the Seven Seas in a hopelessly ill-fated attempt to get Captain Kebab home before his wedding. But the real comedy starts when Isaac, the narrator, notices someone has been trailing the boat: A lonely white whale by the name of Moby. Not knowing his own the strength, the lovable albino brute accidentally tosses the Santa Maria about, causing Captain Kebab endless amounts of grief and leading to his iconic catchphrase, “Darn it, Moby!” A timeless tale of humor, misfortune and adventure, Moby Dick is sure to please readers of all ages.

-Crappy Bookseller

4:18pm
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Tumblr I miss you.

Missing tumblr. I’ve been so swamped since getting back from my trip away that I’ve not been able to get on tumblr and see what’s going on. I tend to find really thoughtful articles and beautiful posts here. Thanks for keeping up the sharing!

4:15pm
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Round & Round - The Dome Syon Park The Great Conservatory - London by Simon & His Camera on Flickr.

Round & Round - The Dome Syon Park The Great Conservatory - London by Simon & His Camera on Flickr.

March 12, 2014 at 1:29pm
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The message of salvation is… Embrace difference. @geezmagazine #geez

The message of salvation is… Embrace difference. @geezmagazine #geez

March 11, 2014 at 9:57am
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New arrivals from abebooks.com. Just began reading Soelle’s “death by bread alone” and it is absolutely wonderful. Here is one line, “because we live for bread alone, we die by bread alone. Death  you bread alone is not a natural death. It is a violent death, one that is imposed on us by the structures of violence that rule this world.”  (at Camas Friends Church)

New arrivals from abebooks.com. Just began reading Soelle’s “death by bread alone” and it is absolutely wonderful. Here is one line, “because we live for bread alone, we die by bread alone. Death you bread alone is not a natural death. It is a violent death, one that is imposed on us by the structures of violence that rule this world.” (at Camas Friends Church)

March 10, 2014 at 10:09am
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March 8, 2014 at 1:31pm
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A conversation between eukaryotes and prokaryote cells. From Edwin Friedman’s “A Failure of Nerve.”

A conversation between eukaryotes and prokaryote cells. From Edwin Friedman’s “A Failure of Nerve.”

March 6, 2014 at 11:15am
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Sabotage is, quite frankly, a nifty way we humans have created to react when we aren’t getting our way, when our expectations aren’t being met (regardless of whether or not our expectations were realistic), when we are hurt, or when we are really upset about something else, but facing that hurt is too much, so we project outwards onto someone else or another group. It’s not a new sin. The entire crucifixion of Christ is rooted in the sin of sabotage.

— Dirty Sexy Ministry via Honey And Wormwood