"The questions you ask in your letter about individual
guidance have two aspects, one might say. It is good that
people should turn to God and beseech His aid in solving their
problems and guiding their acts, indeed every day of their lives,
if they feel the desire to do so. But they cannot possibly impose
what they feel to be their guidance on anyone else, let alone on
Assemblies or Committees, as
"As to meditation: This also is a field in which the individual is free. There are no set forms of meditation prescribed in the teachings, no plan as such, for inner development. The friends are urged--nay enjoined--to pray, and they also should meditate, but the manner of doing the latter is left entirely to the individual."