A letter from an imprisoned Friend

I'm currently crying over this letter written by Sarah Cheevers, a first generation Friend. It was written to her husband and family while she was imprisoned. This sort of imagery and language - this conception of the good news - is what initially drew me to Quakerism. I pray you find it edifying as well. … Continue reading A letter from an imprisoned Friend

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The Lamb’s War and Quaker Worship (Part 2)

In the desert liturgy of obedience to the Lamb, wrought in the wilderness of the Spirit, the engrafted Word and immortal Seed grow, waging the Lamb’s War, there where neither smell nor scent of time, flesh, or reasonings remain; and here all things are made new and one drinks freely from the well of the … Continue reading The Lamb’s War and Quaker Worship (Part 2)

Thomas Kelly on the “Inner Sanctuary of the Soul”

“Deep within us all there is an amazing inner sanctuary of the soul, a holy place, a Divine Center, a speaking Voice, to which we may continuously return. Eternity is at our hearts, pressing upon our time-torn lives, warming us with intimations of an astounding destiny, calling us home unto Itself. Yielding to these persuasions, … Continue reading Thomas Kelly on the “Inner Sanctuary of the Soul”