New light from an unexpected source

Claire Disbrey recalls her experience of a retreat in Italy

New light from an unexpected source. | Photo: Jacob Surland / flickr CC.

Last year I spent a week contemplating the life of saint Clare. You may think this is an unusual thing for a Quaker to be doing but we are encouraged to be ‘open to new light, from whatever source it may come’ (Advices & queries 7).

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