Forum March 2015

Keeping ritual simple but weighty Quakers began in a puritan rejection of rituals that they felt interfered with spirituality, and unprogrammed Friends still try to keep it simple. Still, we do have rituals: weddings, funerals, joining a meeting, clearness committees. You might even include potlucks and picnics. I think a rite of passage is a good idea, but I like the idea of keeping it simple but weighty. Getting a certificate at rise of meeting would seem too easy. The young person will value the ritual in proportion to the thought and time put into it by๐Ÿ”’

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