Trust: My Experience of Quakerism's Greatest Gift
"Like many other members of the QUF [Quaker Universalist Fellowship], Sally believes that the very essence of Quakerism rests in accepting the possibility that every human being may have a direct and personal relationship to God, the Tao, or the spiritual universe--whatever name one chooses--independent of belief, creed, clergy, or organization. Paradoxically, this extreme of individual seeking finds expression in a community of support, love, and mutual Discernment. The resulting tensions between individualism and universalism, freedom and community, are mediated, Sally finds, by trust. ..." -- Rhoda R. Gilman, editor's introduction.