Primitive Christianity Revived, Again
So that last blog I wrote about a recent experience at Brighton Meeting's experiments with BM has gotten some great attention - and raised some critical questions about social media and Quaker experience.
The blog was passed around to other members of Brighton Meeting. I must admit - I did not forsee that happening which…Continue
I'm sitting at my desk at the University, a deadline breathing down my neck, a very grey sky outside, and memories of one of those 'did I really do that' encounters last night. (Nothing really 'bad', just a pattern I keep say I'm trying to change.) In other words - I have nooooo wish to show up to my work. I'd rather go back to bed.
So I turned on my chant-music. One of the blessings was 'Glory to you for what you have hidden from us, oh gracious love.... when your fierce…Continue
Brighton Meeting is having some difficulties with Meeting for Worship on the Occaision of Business. As in, they can't figure out how to integrate business with Worship. You know, the whole point of BM.
Today they did something different. And it shook me to my core. It was as painful as.... anything. So I'm writing about it to you guys as a form of a, this hurt! 'please share this with me'. You know, the way we've been doing for hundreds of years.
First: I love this…Continue
(I wrote this poem after reading George Fox's letter to Friends from which the famous phrase 'walk cheerfully' comes. it is an amazing piece of writing. I've mixed up the phrases quite a bit.)
The founder of my faith