Editorial

It’s been a different couple of months, and this is reflected in a somewhat different Australian Friend.  We have been astounded at the activities that Friends have been able to carry out during the COVID-19 shut-down.  This has led to us all having to do things in...

Editorial

In the last issue we complained that we lacked articles on how to nourish our spiritual life.  So this time we are grateful to Wilma Davidson for sending us an article about going on retreat, stressing the need to be rather than to do.  Also to Lyn Dundas who writes...

Noted

Heather Herbert of Canberra Regional Meeting has sent us some background notes to her Winter School A spirituality for the 21st Century. She says: “I’ll be 90 later this year.  I’ve been nourished all my life by some spiritual experiences I had as a small child and...

Editorial

In July we held our Yearly Meeting, an opportunity for us to meet and worship together, to catch up with old friends, and to look at the state of our society.  The State of the Society address, given by Sheila Keane, is included in this issue.  We also have...

My Yearly Meeting Experience

Allan Knight, West Australia Regional Meeting For me Yearly Meeting was characterised by apprehension, realisations, learning, relief and gratitude. As well, thanks to great catering it was a more weighty experience than I might have wished. My Yearly Meeting...