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.
SO . . . there were Women Disciples in the Church, and Women Elders in the Church, as well as Men. So Women are to keep the Government of Christ, and to be Obeyers of Christ; and Women are to keep the Comely Order of the Gospel as well as Men . . . in it keep your Meetings.
. . . And here is the Ground and Foundation of our Women's Meetings. Now Mothers of Families, that has the ordering of Children, Maids and Servants, may do a great deal of Good in their Families, to the making or ...
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.