Tag Archives: Quaker

Exploring Spirit Language–Briefly

Dear Friends,      About a year ago, I attended a workshop at a Friends meeting  focused on exploring  Spirit in our lives. Our two workshop leaders were seasoned Friends who have engaged with Quakers throughout the United States and the UK. … Continue reading

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Teen: Seeking Compassionate Life With Passion

Dear Friends, Just returned from our Yearly Meeting (Quaker speak for our annual get-together where we do business, socialize and seek and share Spirit with others–and eat, and laugh and watch how fast our children have grown since last year). … Continue reading

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Am I What I Read?

Dear F/friends, PS:  I started to write this to introduce my new book, but I got side-tracked.  A good meandering to the internal parts of me, I thought I would share as a way for you, good reader, to take … Continue reading

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Practicing Simplicity: Inwardly and Outwardly

Dear Friends, I’ve been thinking a lot about Simplicity.  One of my Quaker foundations is built upon the living of a life that is simple–needing little, taking little, using little, being always aware of my actions as being “right with … Continue reading

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Every Day is Christmas

Dear Friend, As the world prepares to celebrate Christmas, I am reminded that for the past 350+ years, the Quakers have been quietly observant of Christmas every day.  Although a lot of Quakers have succumbed to Christmas trees, decorations and … Continue reading

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Are You one of the FOUR?

Dear Friends, I’ve been thinking about the whole realm of volunteering.  My thoughts started when I received a phone call from my Friend, who needed to borrow a canopy for the Garlic Festival–it will probably rain. My Friend is the … Continue reading

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Being Critical or Superior?

I could be inducted into the Hall of Fame for Critical thinking.  But not the literary kind of critical thinking.  One of my lasting pleas for individual development is to reduce my judgmental and critical initial response to whatever happens … Continue reading

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