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The Craving for Simplicity, Meaning and Peace

I posted this on my blog (at www.Plainlyquaker.wordpress.com) this morning and then it occurred to me that it would be of interest to the P…

Started by Barbara Smith

3 14 hours ago
Reply by Anne Lee

One of the reasons I think Quakerism is "hard to do" in our society.

Wondering what other Friends think. The 3 conditions for making close friends mentioned in this article may be why Quakerism is hard to do…

Started by Brad Biggs

14 on 1st day (Sun)
Reply by Brad Biggs

The call to inaction

Jim Wilson's recent post and comments on mysticism are very stirring for me, as are the words of so many who respond to his post "A respons…

Started by Olivia

12 on 7th day (Sat)
Reply by Olivia

Love and Lies

I remember a story about a customer who looked at a Quaker merchant’s prices and swore that he’d never buy from him.  Then the customer loo…

Started by Paul Klinkman

0 on 7th day (Sat)

From Quaker Chuckles:

  At the time that the Erie Canal was being built across New York State, shares in the project were a popular investment among Friends. So…

Started by Laura Scattergood

0 4th month 10

Ocean of Light

I have posted some things that are difficult.  The video of John Calvi speaking of the process of STUDYING torture undergone with great pre…

Started by Laura Scattergood

7 4th month 9
Reply by Olivia

Friends and Systemic Evil

What does systemic evil have to do with Friends? I'd like to hear what you think about that. I think we have a very hard time understanding…

Started by Forrest Curo

11 4th month 7
Reply by Forrest Curo

Albert Bigelow

So, The Veterans for Peace  here in Humboldt where I am visiting are repairing Albert Bigelow's boat.  Thought it might interest someone wh…

Started by Laura Scattergood

19 4th month 7
Reply by Laura Scattergood

Opposing Torture


Started by Laura Scattergood

0 4th month 6

Ancestry Might be of Interest to Some

https://www.familytreedna.com/public/britishquakers/   Ride, Captain Ride on Your Mystery Ship.

Started by Laura Scattergood

0 4th month 6


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