Category: Personal Experiences

A Big Spiritual Hug

One night as I drifted towards sleep I became aware of a spiritual presence which came over me. Suddenly the presence wrapped around me and gave me a big hug and kissed me on the left cheek. At the same time I felt very complete, a glowing inside and...
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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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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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