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Writing a Faith and Practice

For about a dozen years, Baltimore Yearly Meeting (BYM) has struggled to produce a revision of its Faith and Practice (F&P) manual, a book that dates back to 1988. 2,063 more words


HEALING: Spiritual Healing, by Jim Pym

From Lightening to the Light

Are you open to the healing power of God’s love? (George Fox)

Hold yourself and others in the light, knowing that all are cherished by God.  942 more words


Cups for Walking Down the Street...

I know I keep coming back to Ever-Decreasing Circles – it’s probably something about the nature of the series, but a line from it popped into my head today as I was wishing that there was a medal I could get for breaking 50,000 words of my novel.   211 more words

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Streams in the Wasteland - Visions for New Quaker Community

See, I am doing a new thing!

Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?

I am making a way in the wilderness

and streams in the wasteland. 1,838 more words

S is for Spirit

Spirit is a word Quakers use a lot – but it also has a lot of non-Quaker uses. Here are some examples:

  • “When the Spirit moves you to speak, remember to stand.”
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Becoming a Speech Master (Sermon September 13, 2015)

James 3:1–12 (NRSV)

Taming the Tongue

3 Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers and sisters, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness. 2,324 more words


Dead Faith or Living Communities (Sermon September 6, 2015)

James 2:1–17 (NRSV)

Warning against Partiality

2 My brothers and sisters, do you with your acts of favoritism really believe in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ? 2,165 more words