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Answering the Love of God: Living Our Testimonies

Author: Joan Wena
Summary: Keynote speech by a Kenyan Friend at 1997 FWCC Triennial in Birmingham, England. If we truly accept God's love, then we must use the spirit of love to help our fellow human beings.
Country: Kenya
WQF publication year: 1997
Publisher: FWCC

Being Salt and Light: Excerpts from the Plenary Speeches from the 2012 World Conference of Friends held in Kenya

Author: Friends World Committee for Consultation
Summary: Excerpts from plenary speeches given at the historic World Conference of Friends that took place at Kabarak University in Kenya in April 2012. Over 850 Friends from 51 countries around the world gathered to worship, sing, dance, hear talks, participate in workshops, and learn from each other.
Country: Kenya, Nepal, Philippines, Cuba, New Zealand, Britain, USA, Rwanda, Burundi
WQF publication year: 2013
Publisher: WQF

The Simplification of Life

Author: Thomas R. Kelly
Summary: Chapter from "A Testament of Devotion," about the busyness of modern life in North America and Europe, with suggestions for how to simplify our lives and be more centered spiritually.
Country: USA
WQF publication year: 1985
Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc.,

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