The Truth Shall Set You Free

Member Freedom of Religion, Local Politics, Seattle

“During eight years of relentless attacks, Freeman still managed to bring cohesion to wanting elements of society who needed a place to flourish. Against this backdrop came ‘The Monastery’s ‘come as you are and join us as we are’ message of enlightenment, which provided a ready stage for this city’s alternative community to come into its own.” Read More

Lessons From Seattle’s Past

Member Discrimination, Social Justice, The Monastery

What lessons can we learn from the group formed during the 80’s called Parents in Arms? Parents In Arms claimed to be an organization that sought to improve the welfare of runaway teens. Although, one might think their actions were not very concerned with runaway teens, but instead about enforcing their religious, racial, and homophobic fears. Read More