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Fanaticism

Just as the opposite of love is indifference, not hate; so the opposite of openness to divine guidance is religious fanaticism. Robert A. J…

Started by Clem Gerdelmann

4 on 3rd day (Tue)
Reply by James C Schultz

Uncomfortable Silence

1870's "Mission Meetings"(referenced in 1993 James Backhouse Lecture, "Living The Way: Quaker Spirituality And Community") were to Quaker O…

Started by Clem Gerdelmann

9 on 3rd day (Tue)
Reply by Clem Gerdelmann

Quaker Scissorhands

To quote Samuel D. Caldwell in "The Inward Light": In effect, it(pseudo-universalism) denies all religions by affirming all equally and emb…

Started by Clem Gerdelmann

6 on 2nd day (Mon)
Reply by Forrest Curo

The PRESENCE

Back in February I started planting hot peppers from seed.  I believe I started with 17 varieties of vegetables, most of them peppers.  We…

Started by James C Schultz

15 9th month 11
Reply by James C Schultz

Links to info about 5 Quaker-Founded Intentional Communities

Two I have visited, three I just know about, these are a few among many.  Generally Quaker-founded, Quaker-influenced, but generally not de…

Started by Laura Scattergood

5 9th month 10
Reply by Laura Scattergood

A Weighty World

I sit watching TV, eldered by a weighty world. I enter a food court for table fellowship, and feel the weight of a concerned, as over-indul…

Started by Clem Gerdelmann

0 9th month 9

CEO pay

I am posting this as a discussion topic because I don't know if this is flowing from God or just my own personal frustration.  Of course my…

Started by James C Schultz

6 9th month 6
Reply by Forrest Curo

Why's we all so OLD?

I didn't want to watch the video about why is everyone in my meeting over 50?  I am sure it isn't insulting or it wouldn't have been featur…

Started by Laura Scattergood

9 9th month 3
Reply by Laura Scattergood

Conservative but not?

My confusion with the terms is obvious. I've spent so long trying to fit with Conservatives but not taking things as far or as seriously as…

Started by Anne

10 8th month 31
Reply by Anne

Pick Your Power

U.S. stinks, but not pretty, in spite of its frequent fireworks displays. We sniff for the smoking gun for our bold news; fire off ammo rou…

Started by Clem Gerdelmann

0 8th month 20

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