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Forum, January 2017

Letters from our readers. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world’s largest online library of Quaker information: every Friends Journal ever published, going back […]

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FJ poetry: Explaining all of what could happen when… 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world’s largest online library of Quaker information: every Friends […]

Jane Blanchard lives in Augusta, Ga.


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Forum: December 2016

Letters from our readers. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world’s largest online library of Quaker information: every Friends Journal ever published, going back […]

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Weathering the Windfall Contest

What would your meeting do with $1 million? Submit for a chance to win the top prize: $500! New deadline is January 31, 2017.


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Forum November 2016

Letters from our readers. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world’s largest online library of Quaker information: every Friends Journal ever published, going back […]

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Author Paul Buckley reads “Why Quakers Stopped Voting”

FJ Podcast: In 1762, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting approved a minute stating: “Liberty of conscience being . . . essential to the well-being of religious societies, we . . . therefore advise and exhort all in profession with us, to decline the acceptance of any office or station in civil government, the duties of which are […]


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Author Gretchen Castle reads “What Unites Us”

FJ Podcast: Having grown up in a Quaker family, the daughter of a pastor in Indiana and Iowa (Friends United Meeting), I heard the language of prayers and hymns and thought-provoking sermons. And in the silent worship, I learned to listen deeply for God’s comfort and promptings and humor. I grew up with what I […]


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Author Jane Fremon reads “Reaching Out and Across”

FJ Podcast: Fifteen years ago, in the aftermath of 9/11, Sarah Hirsch, then a first grade teacher at Princeton Friends School, felt compelled to do something. Reaching out to her counterpart at the Noor-Ul-Iman School (another young independent school located north of Princeton on Route 1 on the premises of the Islamic Society of Central […]


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Author Joan Dyer Liversidge reads “A Ministry of Presence”

FJ Podcast: The Spirit of God is often found in the midst of conflict. We can find it if we are able to stand still, prayerfully listen to one another and to the divine presence among us, maintain our practice of waiting worship, and seek truth together in community.


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Author Paula Palmer reads “Quaker Indian Boarding Schools”

FJ Podcast: Last year I responded to a call that came from two sources: from Spirit, in the manner of Friends experiencing leadings, and from a coalition of Native American organizations that is working to bring about healing for Native people who still carry wounds from the Indian boarding schools.


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