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Mary F. Smith

  • Prayer is an exercise of the spirit, as thought is of the mind. To pray about anything is to use the powers of our spirit on it, just as to think is to use our mental powers. For the best solution of every problem, the best carrying out of every action, both thought and prayer are necessary ...

    • Mary F. Smith,
    • "The Place of Prayer in Life," in Gerald K. Hibbert, ed., Studies in Quaker Thought and Practice ()

Mary F. Smith, U.S. churchwoman

(1832 - 1911)