A place for insight, analysis and action.
5 January 2018
Mental health in meetings: Continuing the conversation
by Oliver Waterhouse
Oliver Waterhouse gives an overview of new steps being taken in 2018 to engage with mental health in Quaker meetings.
1 January 2018
Our Quaker year: 5 meeting insights for 2018
by Juliet Prager
Inspiring leadership, new growth and astonishing arrays of cake – Juliet Prager shares her experiences of visiting Quaker meetings across the country.
29 December 2017
How to speak Quaker
by Paul Parker
Paul Parker explores the challenges and insights of communicating personal Quaker values in translation that he encountered when writing this year's Richard Cary Lecture for German Yearly Meeting.
26 December 2017
Transforming conflict at the root
by Abigail Darton
Abigail Darton reports back on her first few months as a Quaker peaceworker, placed with Leap Confronting Conflict.
23 December 2017
Times and seasons: A Quaker reflection on Christmas
by Gill Sewell
Gill Sewell reflects on the Quaker tradition of not marking 'times and seasons' and finding the holy in the every day.
22 December 2017
From soldier to peaceworker
by Wayne Sharrocks
Wayne Sharrocks reports back on his first few months as a Quaker peaceworker, placed with the Peace Pledge Union.
20 December 2017
4 ways to hold courageous conversations
by Lisa Cumming
As the holidays approach and families prepare to spend time together, Lisa Cumming offers four tips on how to disagree well.
19 December 2017
Paddington, welcome and transformation
by Alistair Fuller
Alistair Fuller explores what we can learn from the story of Paddington about welcome, hospitality and being open to transformation.
14 December 2017
Taking action to ban nuclear weapons forever
by Sahdya Darr
As the nuclear weapons ban wins international peace plaudits, Sahdya Darr reviews the UK government's position – and outlines how we can push for the change we need.
12 December 2017
How we can help prevent tragedies like Grenfell
by Gurpreet Bola
Gurpreet Bola writes about economic forces at work that made the catastrophic fire at Grenfell Tower possible, and shares the Quaker responses so far.