by Christine Hall
“Thus, when God doth work who shall prevent it? And this I knew experimentally." —George Fox, 1647 (Quaker)
WHAT DO YOU KNOW THAT YOU KNOW ABOUT THE HOLY? What’s unshakeable because you’ve lived it, felt it in your bones? How did you come to trust this? How do you sense this?
It’s completely natural to name only a few things. This is no test or a statement of personal belief. It’s the experiential foundation of your faith and growth with God.
Months of big changes or challenges invite us to reexamine our spiritual lives. Pandemic, economic insecurity, social shiftings, and losses can call us to grow in knowing what we know “experimentally” as early Quaker George Fox says in the quote above. In modern terms, “experientially "might describe that inner knowing.Read More