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Plain dressing Quakers in mainland Europe

After starting to dress plain in 2014 I've just assumed that there are no other plain dressing Quakers in mainland Europe and therefore nev…

Started by Carmen Beth

1 5th month 1, 2018
Reply by Zaley Warkentin

When does a Plain Friend take off his hat?

No, it's not the setup for a bad joke, it's a real question. Sometimes the line between a habit and a spiritual discipline is blurry, and…

Started by W. Geoffrey O. Black

11 7th month 27, 2017
Reply by Timothy Carter

Simple Dressing

Friends might be interested in this article about simple dressing. http://goo.gl/dtMdOP

Started by Ray Lovegrove

0 11th month 25, 2014

I thought this was an interesting article on modesty in women's dress.

http://www.theatlantic.com/sexes/archive/2013/08/toward-a-new-understanding-of-modesty/278652/#comments

Started by Patrice Wassmann

4 9th month 6, 2014
Reply by Paula Roberts

Plain and job interviews

I'm wondering if any of you noticed job hunting/interviews becoming more difficult after going Plain. For example, did you used to have a r…

Started by Mackenzie

1 8th month 12, 2014
Reply by Lanie Fox

Christmas celebrations the Quaker way?

I am aware that there are as many different ways of celebrating Christmas as there are Quakers, lol! However I am wondering how those of yo…

Started by Patrice Wassmann

17 4th month 8, 2014
Reply by carolyn taylor

Learning to be Led

Following my own evolving leading into Plain dress over the years has been for me a case study in how God leads me and how to recognize a l…

Started by Barbara Smith

2 4th month 7, 2014
Reply by Anne

I think I might have found my go-to dress...

You might recall my "course correction on cape dresses" discussion.  I happened to be browsing a Plain Catholics (this Plain thing is all o…

Started by Paula Roberts

9 4th month 3, 2014
Reply by Anne

Course Correction -cape dresses

I've been wearing jumpers and long skirts now for a few years and am very comfortable in them.  I have also settled to wearing snoods. I've…

Started by Paula Roberts

14 4th month 1, 2014
Reply by Anne

A new blog: Plainlyquaker

Friends - I don't know exactly the correct place to announce this but I am putting up a blog at Plainlyquaker.wordpress.org. This is my fir…

Started by Barbara Smith

1 3rd month 17, 2014
Reply by Barbara Smith

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