Blog introduction

Our blogs are an attempt to convey our understanding to help each other and those interested in knowing more about our faith. We accept that we do not always get everything right, but through prayerful waiting to hear Christ’s teaching we may be moved in such a way as...
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Our Relationship to God

Before we begin I would like to say that what follows is my understanding built up through my years as a Friend and should in no way be taken as an official understanding of anyone else, or indeed Friends as a body of people. It comes from personal experiences,...
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The All Seeing Eye

One morning I sat for worship on my own and began to settle. To give context to the experience that I explain below I had sat for about 80 minutes in all, in which time my eyes were always closed. After sitting for a short time I began to...
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Jesus

The Christian Faith depends on the belief that Jesus was a real human person like us, a man who lived in Galilee and died at Jerusalem at the beginning of the 1st Century. Independent historical confirmation of this comes from a Jewish historian of that time called Josephus. He...
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Teaching

On a May evening of 2019 Friends of the Light held one of their online Meeting for Worship times. During that time of worship I experienced Christ giving me counsel about an incident that I had been involved in earlier that same day. To give some background, I was...
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My Silent Ministry

One Sunday morning I found myself sitting in Meeting for Worship and felt the Spirit stirring within me. I was aware of it for a while as I tried to test myself to ensure that what I was feeling was not my own ego. I had nothing to say...
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Night Appearances

During 2016 there were several weeks, certainly more than a month, where I experienced the same vision each time as I settled to go to sleep. The vision did not appear every night but probably in about 4 or 5 out of each 7 nights. My wife and I...
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No Need for Barriers

During a Meeting for Worship I became aware that I was being called to minister. After testing myself to ensure that it was Christ that was moving me and not just my own ego, I duly stood. I was given words which spoke of the barriers erected by us...
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My Heart Attack

In early October 2009 I suffered a Medium to major heart attack. We were told later that the circumferential artery was 95% blocked and I was kept in hospital until 5 days later I had a stent fitted.  Earlier that evening just after 11pm my wife and I very...
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The Empty Tomb

Immediately after his death the body of Jesus was placed in a rich man’s tomb in a fashionable place outside the city of Jerusalem. A grand tomb and whatever it contained might easily become a site of remembrance and reverence for the disciples of Jesus and a rallying point...
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Christ’s Visit to Meeting for Worship

One Wednesday evening I went to Mid-week Meeting for Worship as was usual at that time. In all 3 of us were present and we began, sitting in silence for some while. The worship felt very deep, as it often was when we came together to worship Christ at...
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