Writing down a traditional Quaker Christianity
Patricia Dallmann looks at a new resource from Ohio Friends:
This book would be helpful for anyone wanting a readable introduction to or comprehensive overview of the original tenets of Quaker Christianity, and the sustaining practices that have evolved in Ohio Yearly Meeting.
A story in pictures of the recent @eqat Earth Quakers action
Photos of the street theater for a climate change action in NYC last week:
90+ EQATers from near and far took action today! We found PNC guilty of Climate Disruption. PNC Bank, when will you be the green bank you claim to be?
Videos: Quakers at the People’s Climate March
Uploaded videos from the recent march in New York City.
Repentance and Remission of Sins
John Edminster shares some Quaker beliefs:
Jesus left his followers with a commission to preach, that is, to announce the availability of, a changed state of mind (metanoia or “repentance”) that would allow one to know oneself to be sinless: in other words, that one’s previously acknowledged sins had been dismissed, forgiven, and declared null and void.
Embracing our enormous power
Clark Reddy urges us to recognize our power and acknowledge the responsibility that comes with it:
Oppression is not my fault, and yet I remain responsible for the power that I have been given, even if I did not ask for it. In accordance with my sense of the Quaker testimony of integrity, I cannot know of this power that I have and of the suffering in the world and do nothing.