The word testimony describes the way that Friends testify or bear witness to their beliefs in their everyday life. A testimony is therefore not a belief in itself, rather it is committed action arising out of Friends’ experience.
The Quaker Testimonies, as generally recognised globally in the 21st century, are as follows:
As you might have seen, listed in this way the Quaker Testimonies make the acronym SPICES.
By having SPICES as part of their everyday existence, Quakers often say they lead a more fulfilled life.