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More Meditations from the Quaker Tradition

Another short extract from the writings of the great Quaker William Penn, founder of the State of Pennsylvania. They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies. Nor can spirits ever be divided, that love and live in the same divine principle, the root and record of their friendship. If absence be not [...] Read more

A Reading from the Quaker Tradition, William Penn

Quakers have no creeds, no priests and no prayerbook but a wonderful tradition of tolerance, temperance and non violence. These are the words of William Penn, founder of the state of Pennsylvania, slightly rearranged to make a short reading suitable for a funeral: Tho' Death be a Dark Passage it leads to Immortality. The truest end of Life is to [...] Read more