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Questions for Quaker Anne page 4



  • Are all Quakers plain?
  • What is the difference between "Quakers", and the Religious Society of Friends?
  • Have you always been a Quaker?
  • Why do you use the name "Quaker Anne"?
  • What guided your decisions in terms of Quaker plain dress and plain speech?
  • Did going plain affect your children or grandchildren?
  • Which pattern do you use and what fabric is best for making plain dresses?
  • You seem to wear solid colors, what about printed fabrics?
  • Do you drive a car?
  • Do I have to remove my prayer cap when my drivers license photo is updated?
  • Must I remove my head covering going through airport security?
  • Do you use electricity, have modern appliances or a telephone?
  • Do you use the Internet or social media?
  • Should I home school my children to avoid worldly influences?
  • Are there home schooling programs that you recommend?
  • Can I be "plain" and still have a television?
  • I do not live near a Quaker Meeting, can I still become a Quaker?
  • How do I decide which Quaker group to worship with or belong to?
  • How can I offer active Christian service on my own, as an isolated Friend?
  • Are there other Quakers in your area which you worship with?
  • Where do you attend Meeting for Worship?
  • How do you regard the Bible?



    How can I offer active Christian service on my own, as an isolated Friend?
    In Christian service, look to thy community to find ways in which thee can contribute to the well being of others. The view will not be far. Christian ministry can encompasses far more than just attending enlightening lectern lectures on 1st day mornings. For example:

  • Thee does not have to be a member of the same church as the person standing in a food line. Thee should simply serve that one and tenderly care about him, or her, in the Love of the Lord.

  • Thee does not have to be a member of the same church as the person for whom a benefit dinner is being served. Thee should simply attend that dinner and make a donation in the Love of the Lord.

  • Thee does not have to be a member of the same church as those whose son or daughter has become a causality of war or victim of violence. Thee should simply offer assistance to the grieving family in anyway which might be meaningful - in the Love of our Lord.

  • Thee does not have to be in an activist group to advocate for peace. Thee can simply promote peace in little ways where-ever thee is, and offer private prayers for peace on behalf of the whole world every day, in the Love of our Lord.

  • Thee does not have to be a Catholic to demonstrate catholic concern for all, in the Love of our Lord:

    The humble, meek, merciful, just, pious, and devout souls are everywhere of one religion; and when death has taken off the mask, they will know one another, though the diverse liveries they wear here make them strangers.
    ~William Penn


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