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Newsletter 104 – April 2019

By |2019-07-06T17:20:41+00:00July 6th, 2019|Newsletters - Recent|

Making Friendly Connections When Friends in the Australia-West Pacific Section spend time together – in person and online – we discover more about who we are We are Friends in Christ Download full Newsletter - ENGLISH Download full Newsletter - HINDI

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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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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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Offsetting the carbon costs of travel – the why, what and how

By |2018-10-30T10:50:14+00:00September 18th, 2017|Crossing Cultures - Sharing Stories, Environmental Issues|

Contributed by Lainie and David Shorthouse, Canberra, Australia Yearly Meeting As we become more aware of climate change, many Friends want to take action to offset the carbon pollution related to their use of energy when travelling by car or air. We are familiar with the three-point plan for what we consume in our living: [...]

Newsletter 103 – March 2017

By |2018-10-30T10:50:15+00:00March 21st, 2017|Newsletters - Recent|

The Ecology of the heart The spiritual life itself is an experiment. It is not a path of certainty. It is a voyage of discovery, needing humility; a willingness to be open and a recognition of our limitations. It is not a straight line, but has many twists and turns. Its authenticity is tested out [...]

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