Brand New

September 1987 represented a turning point in both my spiritual journey as a Friend and my professional life as a teacher. It was then I realized, after 11 years as an educator, that I could not continue to teach as I had always taught. I had been given a copy of the Quaker classic Testament of Devotion by scholar and educator Thomas Kelly. By this time I had been a convinced Friend for four years. I had been convinced of the truth that Christ had indeed come to teach his people himself. I had been convinced that the sacred🔒

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Ayesha Imani is a member of Germantown (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: Features, January 2001

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