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Church of England – Prayers of Intercession 2

Posted  August 10, 2014  by  jonathan spencer

So I got asked again, and wondered again what I was to do. Knowing things a little better this time, I took time to make the prayer relevant to the service and to what I knew about the people there.     A couple of weeks before I had been to a Freinds meeting for […]

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Church of England – Prayers of Intercession

Posted  August 10, 2014  by  jonathan spencer

So I first attended Quaker Meeting in 1982 worshipped regularly from 1991 and became a member in 1994, so I have followed the Qauker Quest for 23 years and more. Recently I also reaffirmed my faith in the tenets of The Church of England, where I had started as achild but never been confirmed. I […]

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Quit living as if the purpose of life is to arrive safely at death.

Posted  April 30, 2014  by  jonathan spencer

I find it as inspiring as some sufi poems.  It is by Mark Batterson from the Lion Chasers Manifesto   Quit living as if the purpose of life is to arrive safely at death. Set God-sized goals. Pursue God-ordained passions. Go after a dream that is destined to fail without divine intervention. Keep asking questions. Keep making […]

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Silent Worship

Posted  April 30, 2014  by  jonathan spencer

Worship contains many responses to God and one of those is silence, In the New Testament the patient waiting of the apostles for the Holy Spirit or in the Old Testament the call of the prophets to be silent before the Lord. + For some the opportunity for silent worship might might be the possibility […]

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My Mother Died – but do we talk about death?

Posted  February 21, 2014  by  jonathan spencer

Alyson Spencer July 23rd 1927 to February 19th  2013 - RIP  My Mother died at about one o'clock on Wednesday 19th February 2014. A week ago the Doctor visited my mother in the care home where suffering from Dementia she has resided for the last 2 years.  After a bout of sickness she seemed just to want […]

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Church of England – Prayers of Intercession 2

So I got asked again, and wondered again what I was to do. Knowing things a little better this time, I took time to make the prayer relevant to the service and to what I knew about the people there.     A couple of we...
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Mary

Church of England – Prayers of Intercession

So I first attended Quaker Meeting in 1982 worshipped regularly from 1991 and became a member in 1994, so I have followed the Qauker Quest for 23 years and more. Recently I also reaffirmed my faith in the tenets of The Church o...
by jonathan spencer
 

 
 
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Quit living as if the purpose of life is to arrive safely at death.

I find it as inspiring as some sufi poems.  It is by Mark Batterson from the Lion Chasers Manifesto   Quit living as if the purpose of life is to arrive safely at death. Set God-sized goals. Pursue God-ordai...
by jonathan spencer
 

 

 
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Silent Worship

Worship contains many responses to God and one of those is silence, In the New Testament the patient waiting of the apostles for the Holy Spirit or in the Old Testament the call of the prophets to be silent before the Lord. + F...
by jonathan spencer
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My Mother Died – but do we talk about death?

Alyson Spencer July 23rd 1927 to February 19th  2013 - RIP  My Mother died at about one o'clock on Wednesday 19th February 2014. A week ago the Doctor visited my mother in the care home where suffering f...
by jonathan spencer