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Monthly Archives: February 2014

What is love?

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“What is love? What shall I say of it, or how shall I in words express its nature? It is the sweetness of life; it is the sweet, tender, melting nature of God, flowing up through his seed of life … Continue reading

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Mysticism exists in all religions…

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“Mysticism exists in all religions; every great world religion has its mystical sect or groups. What the Quakers, as mystics, are to Christianity, the Zen (or Chan) sect is to Buddhism, the Yogis are to Hinduism, the Sufis to Mohammedanism, … Continue reading

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There is a Quiet, Open Place…

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“There is a quiet, open place in the depths of the mind, to which we can go many times in the day and lift up our soul in praise, thankfulness and conscious unity. With practise this God-ward turn of the … Continue reading

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It Is Perfectly Appropriate

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“In the context of Quaker worship, it is perfectly appropriate for any person in the congregation to speak a timely word from the Lord.” Richard James Foster 1942- is a Christian theologian and author in the Quaker tradition, best known … Continue reading

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