The Case of Truth of Our Own vs. Truth of Ourself

T. of OO: Grounded in a truth of our own, the Court of Quaker Opinion is asked to decide for the defense in this case.

T. of O: We attest, as plaintiff, of one's own truth not measuring up to the truth of oneself.

T. of OO: Possession is still the greater part of the law in which truth plays a decisive role.

T. of O: Possessed of the truth of oneself frees us from both that law and the onus of ownership.

T. of OO: Wouldst thou not defend thy own truth against that of others?

T. of O: The truth of oneself is greater, by far, than a truth of our own; just as the law of love is more demanding than the law of ownership.

T. of OO: Yet obedience to the law is a way to truth.

T. of O: Dare we be left on our own, even with the truth?     

Views: 72

Comment by Rick Massengale on 4th mo. 28, 2014 at 8:32am

One mistake I continue to make is assuming a "fact" is the truth.


You need to be a member of QuakerQuaker to add comments!

Join QuakerQuaker

Support Us

Did you know that QuakerQuaker is 100% reader supported? If you think this kind of outreach and conversation is important, please support it with a monthly subscription or one-time gift.

You can also make a one-time donation.

Latest Activity

Jim Wilson liked Keith Saylor's blog post A Different ministration of Life in relation to others.
22 hours ago
Kirby Urner posted a video

Promised Land

In the School of Tomorrow, we learn how to think globally before acting locally. Here's a link to the 'Tower of Babel' video I mention in passing: http://www...
3rd day (Tue)
Windy Cooler posted a video

Releasing Ministry Alliance Opps 1 Under the Care of final

“Under the Care of” July 10, 2019 8-9 pm Eastern time What does holding a ministry “under the care of” a meeting entail? Sandy Spring Monthly Meeting (Baltim...
2nd day (Mon)
Keith Saylor posted a blog post

A Different ministration of Life in relation to others.

I am encouraged and grateful my research into early Quakers is revealing many people within the…See More
7th month 13
Kirby Urner posted a video

Happy Birthday Bucky

July 12 is Buckminster Fuller's birthday. Here's a "Quaker rant" to celebrate.
7th month 13
Windy Cooler updated their profile
7th month 11
Windy Cooler posted photos
7th month 11
Kirby Urner posted a blog post

A Patriotic Speech

I mention my Quaker ethnicity in this one. I'm sharing my sense of history. For related videos,…See More
7th month 9

© 2019   Created by QuakerQuaker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service