Category Archives: Meeting

Some reflections

The trouble with not posting regularly is that if you do get round to it, the intervening events seem now almost too complicated to report. Perhaps this should be headed ‘Member at last’. ¬†Last time, I forgot to mention I … Continue reading

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Old year, New Year

Whilst continuing as a regular attender at Brentford & Isleworth meeting and taking an active part in Woodbrooke’s online ‘Becoming Friends’ course, how and why have I managed to so neglect my personal quaker web space? It was originally begun … Continue reading

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New Year Resolution?

With a further two weeks in Spain in December; and Christmas, New Year, 21st and 65th birthdays to celebrate and a further 10 days in Spain/Portugal in January, it is perhaps hardly surprising I haven’t kept uptodate with this blog/website. … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

I haven’t managed to maintain posts here (in Spain) since leaving Portugal but now I’m back in London for a while I’m prompted to catch up a bit by an email received from the American Quaker Blog ‘Among Friends‘ with … Continue reading

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Worship in Portugal/Quaker Quest

As I have been in Spain-Portugal since 29th September I am not able to attend meetings. Last Sunday (10th October 2010) I went for a walk along the cliff-top and beach at Cabanas in the eastern Algarve at 9am. and … Continue reading

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Advices, Queries, History

At the Sunday meeting at Brentford & Isleworth yesterday, there was quite a lot of spoken ‘ministry’ about ‘Preparation’ as in ‘Be prepared’ (with acknowledgement to Baden-Powell!) and ‘failure to prepare is preparation for failure’. (see ‘Advice’ no.9) In an … Continue reading

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Nagaland and Naxalites

On 12th September, local Quaker meetings were asked to participate in a day of prayer for the Naga people.¬† Several members of the meeting spoke (‘gave ministry’) on this issue and David, whilst recognising that ‘pride comes before a fall’, … Continue reading

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