Category Archives: Quaker Basics

MEETING FOR WORSHIP FOR ONE

My “Meetings for Worship” are necessarily on my own. But not exactly on my own. My fellow worshippers, joining me in the silence of the bush, have added a deep sense of spirit to the gathering, a strong sense of … Continue reading

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Introduction to Quaker Basics

Quaker Basics (QB) is a course of study focussing on various aspects of Quaker life and practice. The basic materials for the course consist of a manual which is available online or as a hard copy publication. QB can be … Continue reading

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Quaker Basics reflections

One of the activities in Quaker Basics invites participants to reflect on their experience of engaging with the QB course. Here are links to some of those reflections. If you have completed your reflections on QB and are willing to … Continue reading

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Quaker Basics reflection: Kerry O’Regan

My experience of personal spiritual practice, Meeting for Worship & the testimonies – the influence of Quaker Basics It is not easy to separate out the influence of one set of experiences during what has been a time of great … Continue reading

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Quaker Basics reflection: David Barry

The Missing Piece I have been struck twice recently by a jig-saw puzzle metaphor, I fear in any case that it is not original. Once when we were on retreat, and I am very content to use the collective pronoun … Continue reading

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