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Fourth Sunday Focus: Silence and Waiting

Anne McNeill led a Fourth Sunday Focus on Silence, Listening, and Waiting. This is a one hour session on a prepared topic. Anne chose to use a mixture of readings, silence, and discussion. It was a deep and revealing discussion … Continue reading

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Tracy Chevalier on the power of silence

The author Tracy Chevalier writes in a recent Guardian article about the  silence of a Quaker meeting for worship, which she describes as  ”possibly the quietest place in today’s society outside of a meditation class”.   She writes that this experience … Continue reading

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Deepening the spiritual life of the meeting

We are greatly appreciating use of the book Deepening the Life of the Spirit  www.quaker.org.uk/shop/deepening  !!  It is forming the basis of four Fourth Sunday Focus sessions, the first of which has already happened.   Please like & share:

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True silence…

True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment. It is a great virtue: it covers folly, keeps secrets, avoids disputes, and prevents sin. William Penn Chosen … Continue reading

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