Faithfulness to the “Inner Spirit”

Georgia NeSmith
9 min readJan 10, 2022

A SEMI-QUAKER TAKE ON GOD/DESS-NESS

“Sometimes on our solitary journeys, we find one who is our likeness, and in the gathered contemplation of that common spirit, we magnify the God/dess within.” Cutline by Georgia NeSmith, 1983. Photo by Šárka Krňávková on Unsplash

I have great difficulty believing in an omniscient, all-caring “God” who attends to everything every single human being does every day throughout their lives.

For one thing, we all see so many bad things happening to good people — bad things that have no discernable explanation. There appears to be no rhyme or reason for the pain inevitably…

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Georgia NeSmith

Retired professor, feminist, writer, photographer, activist, grandmother of 5, overall Wise Woman. Phd UIA School of Journalism & Mass Communication, 1994.