Mark Russ's Blog – 5th mo. 2012 Archive (1)

Vibrant silence

Every now and again I take part in a Quaker Meeting for Worship that is totally silent: a whole hour where not a word is spoken. To an outsider looking in, all these occasions may look the same, but to the worshipper these experiences can vary wildly. Sometimes I rise at the end of worship with a sense of nourishment, and have at times been graced with a renewed sense of connectedness to my Friends, God and everything. I vividly remember one totally silent Meeting where I felt a palpable,…

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Added by Mark Russ on 5th mo. 15, 2012 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

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