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How did you find your vocation?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Forrest Curo 1st month 12, 2011. 9 Replies

A few months ago, Max Carter asked a handful of Guilford College alumni to write essays on this query: "What are you doing now and how does it relate to your time in the Quaker Leadership Scholars…Continue

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Head of Moses Brown Quaker School talks about “School is Closed” Viral Video

Last week, Quaker School Moses Brown’s “School is Closed” video went viral. The snow day announcement, uploaded to YouTube, is a parody of the song “Let it G...
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Quakers and Sex: A Call to Embrace Sexual Diversity

"Like Jim's comment: "A commitment to a celibate life has many virtues and I think these need to be included in any discussion on sexuality." Because it isn't included. There can be celibate close relationships - also siblings…"
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Laura Scattergood commented on Jon Watts's video
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Quakers and Sex: A Call to Embrace Sexual Diversity

"So, apparently I had it in my head that Woolman never married, but alas, wrong again.  Quakers are so good about letting people figure out their own mistakes!"
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"Hi Jim, thanks for commenting.  I was thinking that perhaps my comments were too strong and was going to take them down.   Then I realized that perhaps the point needed to be somewhat exaggerated against the backdrop to be heard at…"
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"Laura: These are very interesting comments thee has made.  It strikes me that the truly radical approach is to argue for the validity of restraint; whether that take the form of limitations on erotic relationships or celibacy and…"
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Laura Scattergood commented on Jon Watts's video
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"G-d joining people, that's nonsense to me.  Superstition.  Concerning marriage I always say, what do I care if two imaginary entities, recognize each other or not,  that is the state and marriage, two delusional illusional…"
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Forrest Curo commented on Jon Watts's video
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"If God really joins you to someone, that's a blessing -- and some of us -- I -- really need that! This is an extremely harsh and loveless culture that leaves many many people very needy, taking a very long time before we're actually able…"
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"Something strikes me as odd.  "Quakers are uniquely qualified to transform how we deal with sex and sexuality in our culture." Which culture? Whose culture?    The first thing that might need to happen is to disown this…"
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Laura Scattergood commented on Jon Watts's video
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"That is a "companion of virtue" better to continue alone, and better of you will be too!"
1st month 13
Laura Scattergood commented on Jon Watts's video
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"This I have spoken of before.  I have yet to meet someone who wants to hear it.  Anytime we seek a dyadic relationship we are at risk.   .   . We are at risk of losing many things on a human level, of losing much of…"
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Quaker Voluntary Service: Transforming Service, Living Faith

Quaker Voluntary Service is a year long service program for Young Adults interested in Quaker spirituality and social change. Similar to the model of Jesuit ...
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What to Expect in Quaker Meeting for Worship

What can you expect in a Quaker Worship Service? This is a guide for newcomers on the basics: what to expect in Quaker Meeting for Worship. Quaker Speak is a...
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Rise Up Singing: A Songbook for Transformation

"It looks as if Bob Blood's good spirit got transmitted to the next generation!!"
11th month 15, 2014

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At 10:06pm on 9th mo. 29, 2010, Lola Georg said…
Jon - I love this video from Pendle Hill:
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Great to see you here! It is funny as I assumed you were a member long ago!
 
 
 

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