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Perfection (in One’s Measure)

The first Quakers did not want to postpone perfect faithfulness until after death. They sought a surrendered life, a life in union with God. They experienced the Spirit of Christ within them, teaching them, step by step, how to become perfectly responsive to God’s will and free from the compulsion to sin. In doing so, they became joined with the Fountain of Love. Continue reading

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Ten Elements of the Quaker Spiritual Journey

For many summers I lived alone and spent my days reading about early Friends and their times. Summer by summer, I pieced together my own account of the beginning of the Quaker movement. I was fascinated by their collective experience … Continue reading

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