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Acadia Friends Meeting

Acadia Friends Meeting

This weekend I had the blessing of visiting with Acadia Friends.  I arrived Friday evening for a weekend of workshops and conversations (and potlucks!) regarding digital presence and outreach.  I left them well equipped with information and next steps, and a willingness to experiment with some new platforms and forms of connection.  I appreciated their …

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Free Stuff!

Free Stuff!

There’s a lot of expensive options out there for editing and creating on the internet – and they work well.  For many Friends however, you may just be getting started and don’t want or need to invest money in this area. While it’s always a good idea to spend some money on a specific platform …

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if you have only one prayer… an Uxbridge Thanksgving

if you have only one prayer… an Uxbridge Thanksgving

“Sympathized deeply and livingly with the seed in the Monthly Meeting at Uxbridge. Found great relief in watering the thirsty.” – Job Scott, Quaker Minister, November 1790. He had just turned 40, and had two years of life left. This day the world calls Thanksgiving, as is often my practice, I attended a worship service …

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Travel update – much time on the road in Gratitude

Travel update – much time on the road in Gratitude

This month I have been many places!  It has been a gift to be able to travel among Friends.  These summaries were my brief reports to the intervistation group of NEYM.  It feels right to also note them here. RI-Smithfield Quarterly Meeting, Smithfield, RI A few weeks ago I visited Smithfield Meeting, and RI-Smithfield QM. …

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A game of chance or Spirit led ministry? How do we get “picked” and why does it matter so much?

A game of chance or Spirit led ministry? How do we get “picked” and why does it matter so much?

Seth Godin offered a great podcast this week called “You’re it” – all about getting picked for things, random happenings, how luck and chance play into what we see as opportunities (and fame and fortune). I listened to this podcast while in the shower (where I do my best thinking) after getting my kiddo off …

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For those that have gone down to the sea in ships – New Bedford Meeting

For those that have gone down to the sea in ships – New Bedford Meeting

Some of you set sail in big ships;     you put to sea to do business in faraway ports. Out at sea you saw God in action,     saw his breathtaking ways with the ocean: With a word he called up the wind—     an ocean storm, towering waves! You shot high in the sky, then the bottom dropped out; …

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