“I think God always meets us where we are, and over the decade that I have been a Friend I have been in so many different states of being and meeting for worship was both a comfort to me and a challenge for me but I was being as good a Friend as I knew …
From 2012 Pilgrimage to Iona, by Marybeth Toomey Marybeth shares her reflections on a pilgrimage to the isle of Iona in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.
Historical Record of Programs of The School of the Spirit Ministry This document outlines the particular practices that have characterized offerings under the care of SotS.
The Gift That Keeps On Giving, by Jane Sobie Jane Sobie, a member of the 8th class of On Being a Spiritual Nurturer, reflects upon her experience of re-entering the Avila Retreat Center for the Spiritual Renewal Retreat in November 2013.
Upon Retirement As Core Teachers, December 2013 Reflections from Patty and Mike on their anticipated retirement as Core Teachers in June 2014.
Spiritual Authority in Our Meetings, by Lloyd Lee Wilson (45 mins.) On the Lamb’s War, by Lloyd Lee Wilson (6 mins.) From a presentation given at the 6th residency of the9th class of the On Being a Spiritual Nurturer program, November 2013.
Bridge, by Mary Linda McKinney A panel presentation given at the 5th residency of the 9th class of the On Being a Spiritual Nurturer program, September 2013
The Stranger Walking With Us, by Rita Willett An article that appeared in the January/February, 2015, issue of Quaker Life.
I’m visiting “lower Louisiana” at the moment I write this – where the water from mighty rivers meets the Gulf of Mexico, sometimes creating coastal land and nourishing marshes, redrawing islands and rerouting bayous. At other times, the Gulf expands its reach inland, eroding what the rivers have deposited, in a continuous Ode to Change. …
Experiencing a persistent nudge, exploring it, taking on a spiritual practice, experiencing continued encouragement seemingly out of nowhere, listening, energy and excitement welling up, way opening—these are characteristics of the coming of a leading from God. Some time ago I began to feel a nudge to write a blog. As the nudge persisted I eventually …