Opening to the Spirit

Fred Ashmore was refreshed by taking risks at Woodbrooke

I have been worshipping in our Quaker way for several decades, learning to sit with my Friends in silent expectant waiting, learning to love the discipline and the worship, sometimes transported, sometimes troubled, but usually wonderfully lifted. About a year ago I joined a group that practices untimed worship, closed not by the clock but by Meeting elders, and became aware that expanding from habitual ways of worship can be good – very good.

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