Inside our fortifications, ideally, scarcity and excess are minimized as we “give us this day our daily bread;” but in actuality, scarcity and excess are the pumping pistons of empire, trampling our planet today.
In this time when the news is hard to watch or listen to, finding the Light in all and common ground among us is more important than ever.
During our annual Steering Committee meeting in October, we again affirmed that we seek truth to guide practice in the Quaker tradition.
We would love to hear your thoughts and suggestions!
Gail Rogers, Clerk
The Quaker Universalist Fellowship engages seekers of all religious, spiritual, and secular approaches in a dialog of free expression and active listening. Our aim is to learn from each other, and to identify the common truths and understanding that guide our lives and actions.
QUF welcomes participation from all branches of Friends (Quakers), as well as from the wider world community. We create opportunities for learning and dialog through such resources and forums as publications, website, blog, conferences, lectures, and social media.
How can I remove myself from the war economy? Jesus’ message is to drop the sword and find wholeness. Can I embody Truth — to become a clear bell — to offer concrete love? I need to take my money out of the US federal bank account. On Tax Day, April 17, 2018, I will not voluntarily pay a nickel for war.
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“We, the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in the Philippines, hereby express our deep concern on the spate of killings and the intent to reimpose death penalty in our country which we vehemently oppose.”
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Quakers sit in silence because they want to know something that words cannot tell them. They want to feel something or become aware of something that they can r… Continue reading →
Moral injury is an emerging concept whose deep spiritual reality should be obvious to Quakers. A deep sense of transgression including feelings of shame, grief,… Continue reading →