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Happy birthday, Barbara Leonard Reynolds (June 12, 1915 – Feb. 11, 1990)! ‪#‎Quaker‬. ‪#‎Pacifist‬. Anti-nuclear activist. War tax resister. Writer. Educator. Best known for her work with survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Also worked closely with Cambodian refugees in the late 1970s and 1980s. Founder of the World Friendship Center, a hospitality house in Hiroshima. Creator of the Hiroshima/Nagasaki Memorial Collection, located at the Wilmington College Peace Resource Center in Wilmington, Ohio. Barbara deliberately lived below the poverty level to avoid paying taxes that fund the Pentagon. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Died in Wilmington, Ohio.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.

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We must act and dare the appropiateness and not whatever comes to our mind not floating in the likelihood but grasp the reality as brave as we can be freedom lies in action not in the absence of mind obedience knows the essence of good and satisfies it, freedom dares to act and returns God the ultimate judgment of what is right and what is wrong, Obedience performs blindly but Freedom is wide awake Freedom wants to know why, Obedience has its hands tied, Freedom is inventive obedient man respects God’s commands and by virtu of his Freedom, he creats new commands. Both Obedience and Freedom come true in responsability (Dietrich Bonhoeffer)

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