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by Noah Baker Merrill To prophesy is not to predict, but to seize upon reality in its moment of highest expectation and tension toward the new.- Thomas Merton, Raids on the Unspeakable Dear...
"Let the tension between reality and possibility break [our] collective heart open to justice, truth, and love."    - Parker Palmer Last summer, I took a Quakers and Social Class...
Regularly I will be posting a query to invite dialogue on a topic of interest to Friends. Please respond as you are led. You can sign up to see replies to the thread of comments...
I used to teach second grade at an inner city elementary school in Vallejo, California. I was teaching there when the riots occurred in Los Angeles in response to the initial verdict acquitting four...
I was at the FGC offices in Philadelphia when the Twin Towers were hit.  We watched together as the first tower burned, believing that it was some kind of freak accident. When the second plane...
There’s an old Quaker joke: a first time visitor comes to meeting for worship and arrives just after the close of meeting.  The visitor asks, “So, when does the service begin?” The meeting...