Friends General Conference

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New Spiritual Deepening Activity: Visual Exploration

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Write words and phrases in your journal that arise for you while you consider the image.

Queries for journaling, group discussion, or worship share:

What does this image mean?

How does the image express the essence of expectant waiting?

What is worship?

What am I listening for? What am I expecting?

What happens in the worshipful silence? How can I listen for God?

Does worship deepen my relationship with God, increase my faithfulness and refresh and renew my daily life, both inwardly and in my relationship with other persons and with all creation?

Does worship enhance my capacity for attentive, non-judgemental listening to others?

How does participation in meeting for worship contribute to my life-long spiritual journey?

How can I use silence outside of Meeting for Worship?