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just when I thought I understood what Friends were about

 

Just when I thought I understood quaker thought I ran across this quaker family (at 1:26)

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgWMrc-u6Fo&feature=related

 

I am now flummoxed.

Added by Leslie Rodgers on 4th mo. 15, 2012 at 10:12am — 1 Comment

Plain among the fancy folk

Last night my honey and I attended the 50th anniversary Fancy-Schmancy Dinner of his workplace. The women in his department had been dithering for days on end about what they would wear, how they would find time to get a professional manicure for the occasion, etc. The men too were in a tizzy about dressing "right" for the occasion. This not being Halloween we opted to go as ourselves, he in a homespun homemade shirt and black twill pants, me in a homemade homespun dress. We gave our nod to…

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Added by Leslie Rodgers on 11th mo. 12, 2010 at 12:53pm — 4 Comments

Over at The Good Raised Up, Liz Opp wrote about her yearly meeting and noted this: "One Friend commented with some disgust that he had once seen a sign at a Liberal Friends' event saying, "You can b…

Over at The Good Raised Up, Liz Opp wrote about her yearly meeting and noted this:



"One Friend commented with some disgust that he had once seen a sign at a Liberal Friends' event saying, "You can believe whatever you want." The Friend went on to testify that being a Quaker isn't about believing what you want. It's about living your life by following the leadings of the Spirit. "



As a seeker this interests me for a couple of reasons.

One reason is that I'm trying to… Continue

Added by Leslie Rodgers on 8th mo. 11, 2010 at 12:28pm — 2 Comments

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