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Zeke the Elder (not a comic book character)

My son suggested I try out a Quaker “Friends” meeting.  This is weirder than it might seem. His dad is a non-practicing (occasional bar mitzvah or wedding attender) Jew and I am a lapsed Berean.   259 more words


Quaker-pocalypse—Advancement: Fellowship

When newcomers come to a meeting, the first thing they encounter is the culture of the meeting, the way it feels and the way it operates. 753 more words


Quaker-pocalypse—Advancement and Worship

In my first post on Quaker-pocalypse and Advancement, I said that, to advance Quakerism we needed three things: a vital religious life, a message, and vehicles for outreach. 816 more words


What to do to continue in holiness.

Below list is prepared with inspiration received from attending retreat in Sehion retreat centre and from their book inner healing retreat helper.

Do at least one hour personal prayer daily. 226 more words


Life's Three Phases

Doing a little simple contemplative reminiscing here…

Sowing wild oats and youthful pranks may bring a smile at remembering them, but I really don’t “miss” them as in, wow, I wish I could be doing that again. 605 more words

Christian Perspectives


My comments spring from reading this post which comes to my attention each day from one of my favorite sites, The School of Christ. I hope I don’t come off offensively or defensively, but please read the comments in the link first. 870 more words

What is the Religious Society of Friends for? — Corporate Spiritual Nurture

I’ve written quite a bit already about the next items in my outline of What the Religious Society of Friends is for—the role of the community in nurturing the spiritual lives of its members and attenders. 1,836 more words

What Is Quakerism For?