Falling Through the Cracks: The Children of Calais

Across the Channel from one of the wealthiest countries in the world, approximately 10,000 men, women, and children lived in squalor and hope. Among them at the time the camp was destroyed were approximately 1,500 unaccompanied children.

Kate McNally is a member of Belgium and Luxembourg Yearly Meeting and works as the Forced Migration Project coordinator for the Quaker Council for European Affairs (qcea.org).

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February full issue access

Members can download the full PDF or read any article online. 🔒

Posted in: February 2017
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Among Friends: Venturing Outside Our Comfort Zones

An introduction to the February 2017 issue.

Gabriel Ehri is executive director of聽Friends Journal.

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Silence in the Noise

The world is so noisy, especially now. We are surrounded by so much racket that it鈥檚 hard to discern how we are to proceed. 🔒

Mary Braden lives in Baltimore, Md.

Posted in: February 2017, Viewpoint
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Respect Is the Heartbeat of Standing Rock

Quaker Earthcare Witness visits the Dakota Access Pipeline protest camps.

Shelley Tanenbaum is the general secretary of Quaker Earthcare Witness, on the board of Quaker Institute for the Future, and a member of Strawberry Creek Meeting in Berkeley, Calif.

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Mystical Experience, the Bedrock of Quaker Faith

We are not passive, empty vessels hoping to be filled; we have to move toward God.

Robert Atchley is a member of Boulder (Colo.) Meeting. He is author of Spirituality and Aging, which won the Innovative Publication Award from the Gerontological Society of America in 2010. This article is based on a program hour presented to Boulder Meeting in November 2015.

Posted in: Features, February 2017
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Wallops Island Celestial Meeting

FJ Poetry: “Wallops Island morning launch…”

George Eastburn lives in聽Glenside, Pa.

Posted in: February 2017, Poetry
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New Year’s top five: The most popular articles of 2016

Our annual list of the top-five most read articles of the past year.

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Where is Your Brother?

FJ Poetry: “She watched him die again and again, again and again all night on the all-night news…” 🔒

Dudley Warman lives in聽Bedford, Bedfordshire,聽United Kingdom

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