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</v:shape><![endif]--><![if !vml]><a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3ATheophanes_the_Cretan_-_St_Paul_-_WGA22199.jpg"><img border=0 width=119 height=148 src="cid:image002.jpg@01D11AEB.63F4A830" align=left hspace=12 alt="Icon of Saint Paul, by Theophanes the Cretan (1546) " title="" v:shapes="Picture_x0020_2"></a><![endif]><i><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Quakers are right to select Paul as one of their spiritual ancestors<o:p></o:p></span></i></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in'><i><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></i></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in'><i><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Careful choice of ancestors is important to our spiritual lives of all humans. Paul is a good early selection.<o:p></o:p></span></i></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in'><i><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Paul helps set us on an accurate path in the moral landscape of reality.<o:p></o:p></span></i></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Blessings,<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Mike<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Michael Austin Shell<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><a href="mailto:bright_crow@mindspring.com"><span style='color:blue'>bright_crow@mindspring.com</span></a><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Blog Manager<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><i><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Quaker Universalist Conversations</span></i><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><a href="http://universalistfriends.org/weblog/"><span style='color:blue'>http://universalistfriends.org/weblog/</span></a></span><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><img border=0 width=54 height=50 id="Picture_x0020_1" src="cid:image003.jpg@01D11AEB.63F4A830" alt="QUV Logo-signature"><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Quaker Universalist Fellowship<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><a href="http://universalistfriends.org/"><span style='color:blue'>http://universalistfriends.org/</span></a></span><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><a href="https://www.facebook.com/groups/QuakerUniversalists/"><span style='color:blue'>https://www.facebook.com/groups/QuakerUniversalists/</span></a><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><a href="https://twitter.com/QuakerUFVoice"><span style='color:blue'>https://twitter.com/QuakerUFVoice</span></a></span><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p></div></body></html>