The Quaker Sweat Lodge

My experience growing up in a Quaker meeting has been, in part, the catalyst for my present ministry with youth. Meeting was a wonder for me from as early as I can remember until about age 17. Our meeting, like many meetings during the 1960s, overflowed with kids, and we had a lot of fun while being steeped in a liberal social philosophy of social equity, nonviolence, and simplicity. By 17, though, this wasn’t enough; I needed to explore my spirit. I knew meeting for worship was supposed to be a mystical experience but I was unable to quiet🔒

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George Price, a member of Falls Meeting in Fallsington, Pa., studied Native American History and Culture at University of New Mexico and earned a Master's in Social Work from Rutgers University. He currently coordinates several programs for inner city children and families.

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