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FJ Poetry: “He has been instructed to take shelter under his mother’s cloak…”

Dudley Warman lives in Bedford, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom.


Posted in: Poetry, September 2017
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Charlottesville Quakers and the Ongoing Stand against White Nationalists

Quakers can learn to be braver and more outspoken.

Isaac Barnes May is a graduate of Earlham College and Harvard Divinity School. Currently he is a doctoral candidate specializing in American religious history at the University of Virginia and a member of Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting.


Posted in: Online Features, September 2017, Uncategorized
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September Full Issue Access

Friends Journal member subscribers can download full PDF or read any article online. 🔒

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Among Friends: Quaker Tools, New and Revisited

Our introduction to the September 2017 issue.

Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal: [email protected]


Posted in: Among Friends, September 2017
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Forum, September 2017

Letters from our readers: Overworked caregivers; Minding our Light?; More listening, less explaining. 🔒


Posted in: Forum, September 2017
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God as a Cow and the Duck Index

Images from dreams provide unexpected life and spiritual guidance.

Tina Tau is a member of Multnomah Meeting in Portland, Ore. She is a writer, artist, and retired teacher currently pursuing her calling as a dreamworker, helping people tap the wisdom of their dreams.


Posted in: Features, September 2017
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Ah, Go Fly a Kite!

Paper, glue, wind, and metaphors at the FGC Gathering.

Charles “Chuck” Jones is a member of Chattanooga (Tenn.) Meeting. Chattanooga is where he flies kites and lives with his wife. He is a retired math teacher who is a woodworker and blacksmith. This past May, he became a graduate of the School of the Spirit.


Posted in: Features, September 2017
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Quaker Bestsellers 2017

The top ten best-selling books from the 2017 FGC Gathering.

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Quaker Faith, Quaker Practice, and Quaker Boards

The search for courage and integrity in the boardroom is complicated and ongoing. 🔒

Jacob D. Stone is a longtime member of Doylestown (Pa.) Meeting, now living in Vermont. Over four decades he has served on, worked for, and consulted with many Friends boards and committees. Now retired, he continues to be interested in how our testimonies are implemented in our organizations.


Posted in: Features, September 2017
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A Community Formed for Faithfulness

We need to help each other grow in recognizing, discerning, and responding when the Spirit leads. 🔒

Marcelle Martin, a member of Swarthmore (Pa.) Meeting, is a writer, teacher, workshop leader, and author of Our Life Is Love: The Quaker Spiritual Journey. Her blog is at awholeheart.com.


Posted in: Features, September 2017
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A Mysticism for Our Time

Rediscovering the spiritual writings of Thomas R. Kelly.

L. Roger Owens teaches spirituality and ministry at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and is the author of What We Need Is Here: Practicing the Heart of Christian Spirituality.


Posted in: Features, September 2017
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