11th mo. 2016 Blog Posts (11)

Report from the field ...

There is an opening manifest in the consciences of men and women to the message of the sufficiency of immanent Presence anchoring the conscious and informing the conscience and thereby laying down all identification with and meaning and purpose in and through outward forms. Immanent inshining Spirit itself in itself is working in the conscious and conscience of human being in this day. In the midst of all the dis-ease caused by identification with outward forms, there is are different way. I… Continue

Added by Keith Saylor on 11th mo. 28, 2016 at 5:24pm — No Comments

THE GIFT OF THE MAGI OF CARPET

https://goo.gl/ELNGfj

Long before I ever heard of the "Shepherds' Christmas Plays", I knew that there were two "streams" of people in life -- The Kings and The Shepherds. 

I was as Shepherd.

This is a little O. Henry-esque tale about the time, just out of college, when I was selling carpet.

This is for anyone who works during the…

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Added by Jean Yeager on 11th mo. 27, 2016 at 8:14am — No Comments

THE GIFT OF THE MAGI OF CARPET

https://goo.gl/ELNGfj

Long before I ever heard of the "Shepherds' Christmas Plays", I knew that there were two "streams" of people in life -- The Kings and The Shepherds. 

I was as Shepherd.

This is a little O. Henry-esque tale about the time, just out of college, when I was selling carpet.

This is for anyone who works during the…

Continue

Added by Jean Yeager on 11th mo. 27, 2016 at 8:14am — No Comments

THE GIFT OF THE MAGI OF CARPET

https://goo.gl/ELNGfj

Long before I ever heard of the "Shepherds' Christmas Plays", I knew that there were two "streams" of people in life -- The Kings and The Shepherds. 

I was as Shepherd.

This is a little O. Henry-esque tale about the time, just out of college, when I was selling carpet.

This is for anyone who works during the…

Continue

Added by Jean Yeager on 11th mo. 27, 2016 at 8:14am — No Comments

THE GIFT OF THE MAGI OF CARPET

https://goo.gl/ELNGfj

Long before I ever heard of the "Shepherds' Christmas Plays", I knew that there were two "streams" of people in life -- The Kings and The Shepherds. 

I was as Shepherd.

This is a little O. Henry-esque tale about the time, just out of college, when I was selling carpet.

This is for anyone who works during the…

Continue

Added by Jean Yeager on 11th mo. 27, 2016 at 8:14am — No Comments

What experience of the Light comes to mind when you think of your body as a teacher?

Greetings, Friends!

Chapter 26 of Minding the Light: Our Collective Journal is now available online and attached as a PDF file, below. For this chapter, we invited Friends to respond to the query, "What experience of the Light comes to mind when you think of your body as a teacher?"  In response, we received eleven stories.

What stories rise for you as you sit this query? We invite you to read these stories and consider sharing your response on…

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Added by Sally Gillette on 11th mo. 23, 2016 at 6:18pm — No Comments

Draw water from your own Wells

... no Outward Order, Counsel, or Advice, is sufficient Ground for any man to Practice this, or t’other thing, so as thereby to find Acceptance with the Lord, until the Conscience of such an one, by the Light of Christ Jesus, be convinced thereof: For every action in relation to the things of God, that springs not from an enlightened convinced Conscience, is but the fruit of a lifeless Form without the Power, and seems not to square with this Doctrine, draw water out of your own Wells; let it… Continue

Added by Keith Saylor on 11th mo. 19, 2016 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

True Stories



The Multnomah Meeting's Peace & Social Concerns Committee arranged for this event.



We had a potluck downstairs, then adjourned to the upstairs worship room for singing and stories told by Carol Urner, my mom, about her life.…

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Added by Kirby Urner on 11th mo. 7, 2016 at 11:20am — No Comments

The inshining Light manifesting today ... shattering outward political and religious forms.

The inshining Light is truly upon the hearts of men and women in these times. I walk among those who profess identity with and hope for outward political and religious agendas, creeds, traditions, and principles, and the men and women who profess these agendas. In the midst of this hope in outward religious and political powers, institutions, and principalities, I share a message of another way; a way that lays down all hope, faith, and identity with any outward religious and political power… Continue

Added by Keith Saylor on 11th mo. 4, 2016 at 5:51pm — 18 Comments

Rediscovering the Teaching of George Fox: The Everlasting Gospel Preached by George Fox

Ye that have seen the everlasting gospel, and known the everlasting gospel preached again, which was among the apostles, and have been reaped out from among the apostates, got up since the apostles’ days; I say, live in it, and dwell in it; in which life and power ye see over to the apostles’ days (The Works of George Fox 7:268). 

"The Everlasting Gospel Preached by George Fox" is the second of ten lectures given by Lewis Benson in his lecture series Rediscovering the…

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Added by Patricia Dallmann on 11th mo. 2, 2016 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

On Flesh

Dear Friends: Back to basics.

The life in me needs to be wonderful.

To be wonderful, the life in me -- needs to be safe, needs to be healthy, needs to be happy.

To be happy, the life in me needs to take some risks with my safety and health.

To be…

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Added by Mary Colleen Klein on 11th mo. 1, 2016 at 1:30am — 3 Comments

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