In the comments to the latest post on the Quaker Universalist Fellowship blog, I posted my current approximation of a 60-second answer to “What do Quakers believe?:

Friends WorshipQuakerism is not so much a set of beliefs as a form of spiritual practice.

We sit silently, putting aside our personal or social or political or religious concerns, and wait.

Perhaps we notice a greater unity which lies beneath these partial truths. Perhaps we share this greater awareness out loud.

More often we simply do our best to live from that awareness in the world at large.

This is an update of my (very obtuse) words on the About page.

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