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Our Groups and Their Work

Mr. Rist's LetterIn November last a copy of the following letter was sent by Mr. Sydney Rist (formerly secretary, and now president, of the North London Group), to each member of the Group: On October 10th we completed our first year's existence as a circle of friends in connection with…
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Our Groups and Their Work

Home Group, Ilfracombe—August 18th. This evening we were favored by an address from, and afterwards a conversation with, Miss Florence I. Nicholson, of the London Vegetarian Society. The subject of Vegetarianism was first touched upon from the humanitarian point of view. Then we had some account of the work that…
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Our Groups and Their Work

Home Group, Ilfracombe—On December 16th Mr. Allen gave an address on "Meditation." He spoke so earnestly it felt to be truly "out from the heart." He said how needful meditation is in daily life. In the West it has become almost a lost art; our life is too outward; there…
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Our Groups and Their Work

Liverpool and Birkenhead Group—On Monday, 10th September, the usual meeting was held. It being the opening day after the summer vacation, the secretary gave a short address, strongly urging members to take, as a practical idea for the coming winter, the full development of spiritual power and energy, both individually…
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Our Groups and Their Work

North London Group—On Saturday, July 21st, a small party of members and friends met at Elstree. After a delightful ramble in the neighborhood, and a picnic on the hillside, a pleasant interchange of thought on a variety of subjects filled in the remainder of the evening.—Harry J. Stone, Hon. Secretary.
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Our Groups and Their Work

North London Group—Meeting, May 13th. On this date Mr. Dimsdale Stocker made his second visit to Mrs. Walker's home at Finchley, where our Group meets. We should like to record our heartiest thanks to Mr. Stocker, both for his helpful presence, and the very able and inspiring address he gave…
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Our Groups and Their Work

West Central London Group—The first meeting of this Group of the Light of Reason readers was held on Saturday evening, the 17th March, at 56, Mortimer Street, W. A good gathering of about thirty members listened to a very interesting address given by Mrs. Kohaus, the subject being "The light…
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Our Groups and Their Work

Children’s Cottage Scheme—As a result of the article “For the Children," in the May Number, the Committee of the North London Group have received many practical suggestions from interested readers. To all who have signified their intention to cooperate with us in this way, as well as to those who…
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Our Groups and Their Work

North London Group—Meeting at Finchley on the 10th February. The Group listened with keen interest to the Rev. R. Tuckwell, who chose as the subject of his lecture "From Materialism to Spiritualism." He first explained that by Spiritualism he meant a spiritual interpretation of the Universe rather than the generally…
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Our Groups and Their Work

North and West London Groups—On Saturday, January 28th, the London Groups gave a tea and entertainment to about 60 poor children at the Lamb and Flag Mission, Clerkenwell. The pleasure of the gathering was greatly increased by the presence of the Editor. This is our first experience in this particular…
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Our Groups and Their Work

Home Group, Ilfracombe, September 15th—A social evening, when Miss Janet Weakley, A.R.C.M., again favored us with music on the piano. September 22nd. Dr. Perks, of Paignton, gave an address on "The Physical, Psychical and spiritual Aspects of Vegetarianism." It is a subject, he said, which is coming more and more…
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Our Groups and Their Work

Liverpool and Birkenhead Group.—June 15th, many of the group were unavoidably absent, nevertheless those present enjoyed some happy discussion on spiritual subjects. Two papers were read on "Recreation," both of them throwing fresh light on the subject, and helping different members in different ways. A visitor to the Group said…
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Our Groups and Their Work

North London Group—Meeting on July 15th. The speaker for the evening was prevented from coming to address us. However, two excellent articles from the June number of "Mind" were read, and a lengthy discussion helped us to assimilate the truths expressed by the writers. Children's Outing, July 22nd. The following…
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Our Groups and Their Work

North London Group—Through the kind response of the readers of the magazine to our appeal in the December Number, we were able to give the 320 girls of the Devons Road School, Bromley-by-Bow, a foretaste of Christmas joy on December 14th. One hundred of the more needy children were provided…
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Our Groups and Their Work

North London Group—On Saturday, May 19th, 12 members and friends met at Chingford to enjoy a ramble together in Epping Forest. The Forest always holds a special charm at this time of the year, and under a sunlight not too brilliant we saw it at its best. A picnic was…
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Our Groups and Their Work

Liverpool and Birkenhead Group—On June 1stour Secretary, Mrs. Duckworth, gave us a charming account of a contemplation which had been hers in her own garden. While her senses were regaled with the scent and beauty of the flowers, the song of the bird sand the breath of the sort wind…
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Our Groups and Their Work

Home Group, Ilfracombe—April 14th. We had an excellent address from Mr. Allen, entitled “Yea and Nay,“ which dealt with the subject of truthfulness. He quoted the text—"Let your yea be yea and your nay, nay, for whatsoever is more than this cometh of evil." The simple truth needs no embellishment…
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Our Groups and Their Work

Home Group, Ilfracombe—January 12th. The first meeting of 1906, when, "to celebrate the event," Mr. and Mrs. Allen kindly invited the members to dine with them at 6:30. Nearly all accepted the invitation, and the excellent menu and artistic arrangements were highly appreciated by the guests. The remainder of the…
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Our Groups and Their Work

Liverpool & Birkenhead Group—On Monday, 5th November, in the presence of a fairly full gathering, the Editorial given in November issue and the "Message to our Groups" given in January issue, 1904, were duly read. A resolution was then unanimously passed to the effect that all members of the Group…
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Our Groups and Their Work

North London Group:—At the last meeting we talked over the question of the circulation of the magazine. Everyone agreed that our responsibility did not cease when we had purchased a copy of the magazine, read its contents, and attended a meeting of the Group. It was generally felt that one…
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Our Groups and Their Work

We have received the following letter from our London Groups who are supplying food and clothing to the poor children of London. For the Children Dear Friends, To us at present is presented a great physical necessity—one wherein theories play no part, but where human sympathy is the greatest aid.…
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Our Groups and Their Work

Home Group, Ilfracombe. On November 10th Mr. Foyster read a thoughtful essay on "Faith Healing," in which he showed that all healing must be more or less of that nature. Some instances were related of wonderful cures by faith. Though faith-healing is very old, yet it is usually thought of…
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Our Groups and Their Work

North London Group—A party of members met at Kew Bridge, on Saturday, September 1st. We were glad to meet such a number of the late West London Group (now amalgamated with the West Central Group). After a pleasant tea in an orchard by the river, we proceeded through Kew Gardens.…
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