The World Is Hungry for What We’ve Tasted

Friends today are called to the same radical work that has always driven us: to step back from the world and submit ourselves to the guidance and care of the Inward Christ, that ever-present, ever-patient Spirit. We are the inheritors of the radically simple good news that God’s message is nearby and that we can hear it if we only still ourselves enough to listen. Look around at a world of individualistic consumerism run amuck, terrorism in the name of radical Islam, and the political lobbying of intolerance and war in the name of Christ, and you will see🔒

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Martin Kelley is a member of Atlantic City Area (N.J.) Meeting and currently attends Middletown Meeting in Lima, Pa. He is the webmaster and outreach staff for Friends General Conference. He independently publishes several websites including http://​quakerquaker​.org and http://​nonviolence​.org.

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