Author(s): Forrest Curo

Waging Peace: Discipline and Practice (Pendle Hill Pamphlet 420) by Pamela Haines, reviewed by Forrest Curo of San Diego Friends Meeting

Overall, this little “how to guide” offers considerable wisdom from a woman actively waging peace in multiple contexts and levels.  I liked several of her ideas and found all of them worth a second thought.  The recurring theme that gives a common focus to this assortment of examples is the healing power of attention.

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Author(s): Diana Forsythe

Perhaps because unprogrammed Friends have neither ministers nor formal worship services, people who are new to the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) sometimes have the impression that our worship has no structure at all.  This impression is incorrect.  We Friends see ourselves as led by the Spirit, and we have quite a few customs, rules, and procedures that are important to us because they help us to “hear” both the Spirit and each other.  We seldom explain why we do things the way we... Read more.


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