the friend online
10 October 2008


Judge not, that thee shall not be judged - preview
I am not a Quaker but a close friend is and I am an occasional attender at Friends Meetings
  • So I accompanied my friend to a Quaker weekend event
  • At breakfast on Saturday morning, our table conversation was dominated by two women who spent most of the time putting down the Catholic and Anglican churches
  • These were the ‘baddies’, while Quakers were the ‘goodies’! One of them then proceeded on a character assassination of a priest, whose nasty manner she appears to have born the brunt of
  • By sheer coincidence, I happen to know this man
  • There is another side to him
  • A friend and parishioner of his had once spoken to me of how, when she was down and out, he had shown deep care and support for her
  • Not the picture being painted for us!

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