Expectant listening : finding God's thread of guidance

by Michael F. Wajda

Other authorsChel Avery (Editor), Shirley Dodson (Publications Staff), Mary Hegelsen Gabel (Designer)
Pamphlet, 2007

Status

Available

Call number

CP 388/2

Publication

Wallingford, Pa. : Pendle Hill Publications, 2007.

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LibraryThing member QuakerReviews
This wonderful pamphlet offers perceptive and useful guidance on what we are doing in Quaker worship, and how to do it, and thus is a valuable resource for deepening meeting for worship. He counsels noticing, patience, and a regular spiritual practice, as well as putting aside our own thoughts to
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center on inward attention to the spirit. He discusses and gives examples of the guidance to be received from expectant listening. His report of his own thread of messages is inspiring.
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LibraryThing member kaulsu
Expectant listening: do we really expect to hear God in our lives? Do we actually expect to find God's guidance? Even more, do we expect our Meetings to last as long as they need, or do we expect them to end at or near the end of an hour?

Wajda discusses "noticing": noticing the times God points us
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to something important, whether in Meeting or on a walk. Wajda discusses the importance of spiritual practices in an ongoing manner. He opens his journal to us (a bit) that he has been keeping since 1970--50 years! I have yet to actually keep a practice going for 50 days...
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ISBN

0875743889 / 9780875743882

Local notes

Pendle Hill Pamphlet 388

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Call number

CP 388/2

Barcode

4551
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