Greetings from Quaker Jane... and welcome to my website where I share the openings, concerns, leadings and opportunities God has, in his great loving-kindness, provided to me. I am a Conservative Quaker who fellowships with Ohio Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, though I am not a member. I have set aside personally wearing plain dress, as I no longer feel the Lord strengthening me to offer up that personal witness, but I created this website during the ten years I did wear plain dress and I am leaving this website up for those who do feel drawn to that obedience.
Jesus, the Light that Lighteth Every Man that Cometh into the WorldJesus will Light the way for thee, if thee will but Listen to what he is telling thee in thy heart. It isn't just thy conscience speaking. Sometimes, I am told to turn left rather than right, when neither choice is wrong in an ethical or moral sense. One or the other becomes wrong when it is contrary to God's wishes for me. When that becomes apparent, I yield. If thee can let Jesus guide thee in thy daily life, he may set thee free.
(This is for the Mens Meeting)
AND encourage one another to seek out the Poor and Sick, and Fatherless, and Widow, and Imprisoned, and make up their Necessities and wants; then there will be nothing lacking. And keep in Discerning, that ye may not be ensnared, nor made a Prey upon; but that the Power and Wisdom of God ye may be kept over all such, and to feel through all States and Conditions: That the Lord God may be honoured in and by you all, and ye all may be preserved in his Power and Life to his Glory. ...
I am not Amish or Mennonite, but some people who come to my website are interested in knowing more about these groups. I can recommend these books as authoritative and relatively inexpensive sources of further information.