Thoughts On Becoming Presiding Clerk of My Quaker Meeting

A couple of weeks ago I became the presiding clerk of Minneapolis Friends Meeting. I didn’t run for this position. I didn’t win an election; I didn’t beat a list of competing candidates. In fact, there are several other people … Continue reading

Quaker to Mormon, Mormon to Quaker

I’m fortunate to have a wealth of information about my ancestry at my fingertips, thanks to my mother and other relatives who have done a tremendous amount of genealogical research. As I look through the pedigree charts and personal histories … Continue reading

The Dark Side of Free Will

Gregg Caruso calls himself a free will skeptic. In his words, he believes that “who we are and what we do are ultimately the result of factors beyond our control.” As for myself, free will is one of those things … Continue reading