Category Archive: Jesus

Way Opening

One of the most famous Quaker phrases is “seek and way will open.” If you’re like me, the first thing that grabs your attention is the missing “a”. We don’t see for “a way”.… Continue reading

Advent 2014

Hello. I was just at the Acme in Jenkintown, sent there to do some last-minute shopping required for Christmas Eve dinner. Sent there through a pissing rain, a rain with the added insult… Continue reading

8cerpt: The Deception of Surfaces

This is from the end of chapter 14. The action is happening in four places simultaneously. *** A man Andy didn’t recognize got up from his chair and went slowly to the sink… Continue reading

Two Poems

Lilian, Jean and Jesus Why did you let her jump? Wasn’t she a wanderer too? Like you alone so long not on hot roads but in bedrooms stark with emptiness kitchens like lonely… Continue reading

Kenyapost 8

The following was written en route from Nairobi and London, 36,000 feet above the Sahara Desert, when I had some time on my hands. 15 hours later, as I moved through passport security… Continue reading

Kenyapost 7

Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Romans 12:2 Today we leave. I travel to a… Continue reading

Kenyapost 6

As with all divisions among Friends, the best strategy when encountering them is to shift our focus from our differences to our similarities. This is what we did in my home group yesterday,… Continue reading

Kenyapost 5

And just like that, the salt loses its taste and the light goes under a basket. The issue of homosexuality erupted at the conference yesterday. I had been having a quiet spiritual morning,… Continue reading