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An Encounter between Quaker Mysticism and Taoism in Everyday Life by Cho-Nyon Kim

By |2018-12-24T08:11:16+00:00December 22nd, 2018|Crossing Cultures - Sharing Stories, Recent Events|

Australian Yearly Meeting 2018 Backhouse Lecture An Encounter between Quaker Mysticism and Taoism in Everyday Life by Cho-Nyon Kim Cho-Nyon Kim is a member of the Daejon, South Korea, Quaker Monthly Meeting.  In this lecture he explores his spiritual journey in the Korean religious environment, in which Confucianism, Buddhism. Taoism and Christianity have all [...]

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Visit to Friends School Tokyo November 2018: M Searle & R Chapman

By |2018-12-06T11:46:08+00:00December 6th, 2018|Crossing Cultures - Sharing Stories, Epistles and Reports|

We are at Friends Girls School in Tokyo, founded in the same years as Friends School, Hobart. We are spending most of our time with the English teachers who are ex-pats: American and Irish. Grammatical English is mostly taught by Japanese-speaking teachers; with the ex-pats teaching conversational English. The school has a lovely atmosphere. Everyone [...]

AWPS Gathering Hong Kong September 12 – 16 2018

By |2018-11-01T17:45:51+00:00October 25th, 2018|Epistles and Reports, Recent Events|

  Gathering Epistle September 2018 Dear Friends, Greetings to Friends everywhere from a warm hilltop with magnificent views in Hong Kong. Between the 12thand 16thSeptember 2018, thirty-five Friends from the Section of the Asia West Pacific Region gathered on Cheung Chau Island, Hong Kong. The group came together as a community, mindful of the great [...]

Newsletter 104 – April 2018

By |2018-10-30T10:50:12+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Newsletters - Recent|

Connection – “our points of connection are the places we are most likely to find God” One of the commonest big questions that people ask is: 'What is the meaning of life?' I think they're asking the wrong question. This question presupposes that in the beginning there was a meaning and that life came about [...]

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