"When I pray, it's most often "Come, come close, be with me, breathe in me, be my breath..." or "give me courage, focus, vision," or "unknot the tangles of self in my soul." Sometimes, "Thank you Love for your…"
"In our Meeting, there are several people who pray out loud, when they sense an inward motion that leads them into prayer.
When I pray out loud in Meeting, I'm generally not saying "we pray...." for the reasons Forrest Curo has…"
Do you have pictures of the Redwood Lodge at Ben Lomond Quaker Center?If you know of any good photos online, please send me the links.I'm in a group that's considering staying there, and the photos at the Quaker Center website are rather skimpy.Thanks,RachelOne step at a time, dear one.Rachel Findleyrafindley@earthlink.netSee More
I joined this group because I'm looking for some depth, Quaker perspective, and companionship in Bible reading. I'm sorry to have missed most of the Synoptic Gospels and all of the Five Books of Moses, and I'm wondering about the group.Are you all able to keep up with the reading?Are you able to make time and space to read deeply and reflectively, asking for divine guidance as to what the passages say to you today? (and if so, what is your secret for creating a spacious life?)See More
The One Year Bible blog links to the Matthew Henry commentary on today's reading from Joshua. The commentary, from Bible Gateway:"The Levites waited till the other tribes were provided for, before they preferred their claim to Joshua. They build their claim upon a very good foundation; not their own merits or services, but the Divine precept. The maintenance of…See More
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