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The Eternal Now and Social Concern

“The Eternal Now and Social Concern” is a chapter in Thomas Kelly’s book A Testament of Devotion, discussing the tension between concern with eternity versus concern for the temporal. I imagine this is a point of discussion in all religions. … Continue reading

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The Eternal Now and Social Concern

As I prepared for meeting for worship at Bear Creek this morning, I was led to read the following.  I am thankful to have been raised in the Quaker approach to faith based social concern. “The Eternal Now and Social … Continue reading

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Mysticism and Activism

We have been having some interesting discussions in the Facebook group, Quakers Welcome Spiritual Seekers. I was glad to be reminded by my Bear Creek Friend, Liz Oppenheimer, about some things I had previously written related to the spiritual basis … Continue reading

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Intersection of Mysticism and Activism

This Sunday I will be leading a discussion related to the intersection of mysticism and activism at North Meadow Circle of Friends.  As I said during meeting for worship last week, I appreciate these opportunities to spend time focusing on … Continue reading

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