Primitive Christianity Revived, Again
Hi Friends,I'm turning to you out of a certain desperation. Someone I live with had to go to the hospital (nonvoluntarily) while having a manic episode after being off his medication this morning. We…Continue
There’s a guy on campus who stands around with signs that say things like “God hates sin!” and “Repent or perish” with accompanying ham-fisted Bible citations. Yesterday he was outside the university library droning at people.
To begin with, I disapprove of more or less every sentence that begins “God hates”, because I firmly believe that focusing on hatred is like, exactly not God’s thing. If God is love, it follows that hatred would be not really what God’s into. Furthermore, there…Continue
As I was falling asleep yesterday night, I realized something. I'd been beating myself up about my current inability to sit quietly and listen/wait/worship for longer than about 20 minutes when I'm by myself. I was getting pretty low and feeling like a bad Quaker. (It did not help that I had had a headache all day, and was trying and failing to fall asleep quickly.)
Then I realized an underlying reason why going to Meeting for Worship has become so important to me. I realized…Continue