Our Life is Love: the Quaker Spiritual JourneyMarcelle Martin's new book has just been published! It explores ten elements of the spiritual experience of Quakers, both in the 17th century and in our time. It makes a great resource for study groups to explore the experience of these elements in our own lives. Available from Inner Light Books. For more information, go to the Publications page. * * * * * * * * Marcelle is available to lead workshops and retreats and to give talks. See the Teaching and Upcoming Workshops page to learn more.
- Abiding in God's Love and Power Africa body of Christ Centering Prayer Christ Christianity Civil War clearness committee climate change community conscience convincement discernment Divine Love Divine presence dreams early Friends Eileen Flanagan Elizabeth Hooton Experiment with Light extended worship faithfulness Firbank Fell Francis Howgill Friends gathered into community George Fox God God's Love God's will heart opening Holy Spirit Isaac Penington Jesus John Banks Katharine Evans leading leadings Light Light of Christ living in the cross longing Margaret Fell Martha Simmonds Mary Penington Matthew 5:48 meeting for worship mystical experience New Birth openings Pendle Hill perfection persecution prayer presidential election purification Quaker Quakerism Quaker Spring racism rebirth refiner's fire Sarah Chevers seeking seventeenth-century spiritual journey spiritual practices spiritual transformation the Light theology turning within union with God vision William Dewsbury witness
Tag Archives: climate change
The recent U.S. election offered a choice between very different approaches to government. The majority of American people want good public services, peace, and a hopeful future for their children and grandchildren. The new administration’s policies toward the environment, however, lead toward death. The good news is that the election ignited a mass movement. We can still choose life, if we allow ourselves to be guided by divine love, and filled with the power of the Spirit. Continue reading
On Earth Day I would like to tell you about a wonderfully informative, inspiring, and funny book, Renewable, by Eileen Flanagan, a Quaker friend of mine whose life was renewed at the age of 49. Flanagan captured my attention in the opening paragraph, … Continue reading
As many as are led by the Spirit of God, are the sons of God. Romans 8:14 In the late 1980s, young urban professionals Scott and Mary Ann Savage experienced an unexpected call. In the midst of a booming material culture, … Continue reading
When my sister was finally able to email again, after four days without electricity, she said everyone south of 40th street in Manhattan lost power. Without refrigeration, food in the grocery stores spoiled. Cold drove her and her husband to move in with some … Continue reading