Othmar Ferdinand Arnold
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A Quaker Hospice in Switzerland?

“The kingdom of God has little to do with church and religion - serving God is about serving humanity” Leonhard Ragaz (Swiss theologian born 1868 near Tenna)The project “Old Cheese Dairy” in Tenna is a civil-society initiative based on a leading by an individual Friend, financially supported by the Zurich Worship Group and individual Friends from Switzerland, Germany and…See More
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I am an advanced practice nurse and peace worker living in a remote mountain village in Switzerland. I have lived and worked with indigenous populations in Canada’s North for 20 years. I have experience in humanitarian service from Uganda, Rwanda, Pakistan and Chad. I am a member of the Vancouver Island MM and currently worship with the Zürich group of the Switzerland Yearly Meeting.
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A Quaker Hospice in Switzerland?

Posted on 6th mo. 30, 2019 at 12:53pm 0 Comments

“The kingdom of God has little to do with church and religion - serving God is about serving humanity” Leonhard Ragaz (Swiss theologian born 1868 near Tenna)

The project “Old Cheese Dairy” in Tenna is a civil-society initiative based on a leading by an individual Friend, financially supported by the…

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Psalm 119 - a plain Quaker version

Posted on 2nd mo. 13, 2017 at 10:01am 0 Comments

"God –  
let me be silent more clearly,
since I am not hearing well."


inspired by Psalm 119 “Happy are those whose way is perfect ”

(Own translation from a vocal ministry during Meeting for Worship at SYM retreat at Montmirail, Switzerland, February 12, 2017)

https://ofradix.net/2017/02/13/psalm-119-a-quaker-version/

Reflections on Sweden Yearly Meeting

Posted on 6th mo. 5, 2014 at 1:37pm 4 Comments

I had the honour to represent Swiss Friends at the Sweden Yearly Meeting in Svartbäckgarden. Here are some of my personal reflections on that gathering:

Complacent lives and radical thoughts

Lenten Meditation

Posted on 4th mo. 5, 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

This is the fifth meditation on the various panels of the Passion of Christ fresco in the church of Tenna, Switzerland. The fresco was painted by an unknown artist around 1408. It was intended as an illustrated bible for the predominantly illiterate settlers and mountain farmers in this remote valley of Switzerland.…

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