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18 September 2009


Sinners accepted - preview
‘Live up to the light thou hast, and more will be granted thee
  • ’ (Caroline Fox)

  • If someone had greeted me at my first Meeting for Worship and asked: ‘Are you here to worship God?’, I’d have run a mile
  • I was a bewildered agnostic; my light was a guttering candle in danger of being extinguished
  • At the lowest ebb of my life I turned to Friends to help save my life, not to worship

  • I was admitted to membership in February 1987 after two years as an attender
  • Our Friend George Baines (28 August) quotes Advices and queries to deny access to journalists to our meetings
  • But this advice is for Friends not enquirers; journalists are enquirers too
  • And God also loves atheists

  • Laurie Andrews

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