Presence and inner power

Ruth Tod concludes her series on Quakers and spirituality

' is important to look at the nature of power' | Photo: Jenny Kaczorowski / flickr CC.

At Yearly Meeting Gathering (YMG) in the University of Warwick last summer there were several opportunities to look at empowerment and engagement with those in power.

We are faced with so many challenges and concerns that sometimes we feel overwhelmed, which is why it is important to look at the nature of power. We can attempt to challenge the powerful by trying to match their power with more of the same. Or we can tap into a more egalitarian, compassionate kind of power. What is that power and how do we access it? How can we use it to make a difference?

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