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Powers and Principalities...

Is the Society of Friends 'a Power' in the sense of that old 'Powers and Principalities' metaphor? Why, why not? Should we be concerned abo…

Started by Forrest Curo

1 9th month 16
Reply by James C Schultz

What would you expect from a Quaker-run café?

Dear Friends. I'm running a small café in the quiet harbour town of Hafnarfjörður in Iceland. I would like to ask you your opinion, if I m…

Started by David Anthony

3 8th month 23
Reply by Randal Ott Espinoza

Running a Friendly Business

Hey, Friends! Does anyone know of any resources or forums out their for Quakers running businesses? I own a small cafe in Iceland with my…

Started by David Anthony

7 8th month 22
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Why is talking about God so hard?

I struggle with how to talk about God. With people I don't know well or with people I may know well but I know from a non-religious context…

Started by Adria Gulizia

6 8th month 22
Reply by Sarah Kirby

It Really is About Love

Love is spiritual; that is, it does not reduce to any construct of physical, emotional, or mental elements. But we do have an intuitive sen…

Started by Forrest Curo

21 8th month 20
Reply by James C Schultz

Self Acceptance: I, Robot

Do people realize their own freedom to not indulge in this or that negative emotion? Some habits become so ingrained, they're no longer up…

Started by Kirby Urner

9 8th month 19
Reply by Kirby Urner

"A Good Quaker is Hard To Find"

The blog post that was sharing around today by Johan Maurer touched me on a deep level.  One of my personal tenants of my faith has been to…

Started by Sarah Kirby

1 7th month 26
Reply by Kirby Urner

Improving Living Conditions

Some reasons for optimism: https://ourworldindata.org/a-history-of-global-living-conditions-in-5-charts/ "Be patterns, be examples in all c…

Started by Kirby Urner

1 7th month 17
Reply by Kirby Urner

My Role Model Quakers

My role model Quakers are the late 1700s industrialists who hoped the industrial age would give birth to benign forms of "company town" cap…

Started by Kirby Urner

1 7th month 14
Reply by Kirby Urner

Your Assignment, Should You Choose To Accept It

This is as cogent a description of what I see going on in the political/economic world as I've found anywhere, aside from their proposed re…

Started by Forrest Curo

17 7th month 13
Reply by Forrest Curo

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