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The Retreat

The retreat is summer camp for grownups in October. We meditate. We listen to deep wisdom. We walk mindfully. After […]

Anne C. Highland is a clinical psychologist; her private practice centers on the interface between psychology and spirituality. She attends Gwynedd (Pa.) Meeting.

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The ‘Honest to God’ Debate and Friends

The paperback Honest to God, by John A. T. Robinson, Bishop of Woolwich in England, has apparently sold more quickly […]

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Only the Wounded Can Heal

At a meeting for worship a Friend quoted the Greek philosopher, Heraclitus, as saying: “Only the wounded can heal.” My […]

Elizabeth Watson is a member of Minneapolis (Minn.) Meeting. This is the unrevised text of an article that appeared in Friends Journal in the July 1-15, 1976, issue. It is excerpted from a talk she gave at the 1976 sessions of Southeastern Yearly Meeting in Florida.

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Doorways

Doorways are so commonplace in everyday life that we scarcely give them a thought, unless a door sticks or a […]

Moreland Smith is a member of Princeton (N.J.) Meeting.

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Some Thoughts on Mystical Experiences

Yesterday I went for a walk by the lake, and I had a mystical experience—that’s what I am calling it […]

Amy Kesegich attends Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting.

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When Jesus Visits

Most Quakers are familiar with George Fox’s spiritual epiphany. He was alone and in desperate need of spiritual nurturance. It […]

Greg Moschetti is a member of New Haven (Conn.) Meeting. He and other members of that meeting are pursuing a leading to found a cooperative infant/toddler daycare center that would serve an ethnically and economically diverse population. He is interested in hearing and collecting stories of direct personal encounters with the Divine from others. He can be reached at [email protected] or c/o New Haven Meeting.

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Douglas Steere: The Mystical in the Everyday

A conviction has slowly grown upon me over the years that Douglas Steere is the most sustaining of 20th century […]

Brian Drayton, an ecologist working in science education, is a member and a recorded minister of Weare (N.H.) Meeting.

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Nudges and Leadings

The interior presence of Christ moved within us and centered and renewed our dispersed lives and from time to time […]

Marguerite Reiss Kern, a member of Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Mich., is a former librarian who has written for 11 newspapers. She lived in Alaska from 1979 to 1999, including two years in the far north in an athabascan village.

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An Aspect of Continuing Revelation?

Since the dawn of history, religious traditions have been giving birth to poets and mystics. Quakerism also has had its […]

Judith Reynolds Brown, a member of University Meeting in Seattle, Wash., is poetry editor of Friends Journal and the author of A Glove on my Heart: Encounters with the Mentally Ill.

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Mystical or Not at All

Throughout history, some men and women have been opened morefully than others to the mystery of creation, to a deeper […]

Richard W. Siebels, a long-term attender of Radnor (Pa.) Meeting, completed the program "On Being a Spiritual Nurturer" offered by the School of the Spirit. © 2002 Richard W. Siebels

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