Writing From the Heart

Writing From the Heart

Writing From the Heart We were inspired by the Silver Wattle Quaker Centre online course, Writing from the Heart, led by Kerry O’Regan, in which we had been gently invited to let our writing become courageous. While living a couple of hundred kilometres apart, a...
The Timeless Hour

The Timeless Hour

The Timeless Hour David Evans, South Australia and Northern Territory Regional Meeting   The Timeless Hour Let action go; and with it all the thoughtOf action. Even when the world is rackedIt may be worthier to refrain from actionThan it is to act.   Forget...

Who Is My Friend?

Who Is My Friend? LOVE IN THE TIME OF CORONA (in the manner of Ecclesiastes Chapter 3)  Does he unburden to me all his woes? Does she sparkle when I enter the room? Does he drape me with light? Does she air-kiss my cheek? Does his tail wag when I speak? Does she...

My experience of Yearly Meeting 2018

Gregg Heathcote, New South Wales Regional Meeting Having been able to attend the first three days of Yearly Meeting 2018 was for me a wonderful opportunity. Though I’ve been attending Hunter Valley Meeting for around ten years this was the first time I’d been able to...

Give It a Name

It silently seeps like Love Canal sludge It goosesteps in blood like Ebro jackboots It denatures the mob like deodorant sprays It tars the philosopher like lowly lynch mobs Give it a name; spray it on walls like a folksinger’s axe It swamps reason like backwater...