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"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

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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
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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

4 7th month 14
Reply by Howard Brod

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
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Is There a Role for Spirit-led Sound in Quaker Practice?

Waiting on God is the essential Friends' practice, and we had best not put obstacles between us and the realization of Spirit working in, a…

Started by Forrest Curo

0 7th month 11

Raising Quakers

I make it a point to thank each kiddo for coming to Meeting for Worship with Chaz and I every Sunday. I point out individual moments of joy…

Started by Sarah Kirby

2 7th month 10
Reply by Sarah Kirby

Orthodox vs Evangelical vs Protestant

Wearing my anthropology hat, I'm tuning in recent haps in Christendom, chief among them, apparently, being the Bible Answer Man, a radio pe…

Started by Kirby Urner

1 7th month 9
Reply by Kirby Urner

Are we using the word "Radical" Correctly?

My hubs and I dropped off your kids at Quaker Camp yesterday. And we kicked off our kid-free week with Quarterly Meeting. During Meeting fo…

Started by Sarah Kirby

2 6th month 25
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Falling Asleep In Meeting

Is this a common experience? Does it happen more often in some Meetings than in others? Is it significant? In what ways?

Started by Forrest Curo

5 6th month 4
Reply by Stephanie Stuckwisch


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