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When I was a child my Quaker neighbor kept a large organic garden and several hen houses where he grew [鈥


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The Fruit of Her Hands

My mother had intended to get rid of the old pillows. Taking them out her back door one summer day, [鈥

Rebecca A. Payne is a member of Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Michigan. She is a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service.


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Friends and Other Quakers

Identity as a Quaker, a member of the Religious Society of Friends, is hard won. With no liturgy to speak [鈥

Sally Miller, a member of Syracuse (N.Y.) Meeting, was a representative from New York Yearly Meeting to Friends World Committee for Consultation for 12 years, after which she was co-opted for 3.


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Quakers in Bolivia

What did I know about Bolivia? Practically nothing, just the few facts I had learned in high school half a [鈥

Newton Garver, a member of Buffalo (N.Y.) Meeting, is a trustee of Quaker Bolivia Link. Plans are underway for another Quaker study tour.


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Outreach Is Just Another Word for Sharing

鈥淲e are also to be witnesses for God, and to propagate his life in the world, to be instruments in [鈥

Kathy Hersh is a member of Miami (Fla.) Meeting.


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Quaker Bolivia Link

A group from the first Quaker Study Tour of Bolivia created Quaker Bolivia Link (QBL) under the leadership of Ken [鈥

Newton Garver is a member of the Board of Trustees of Quaker Bolivia Link. QBL can be reached at 2967 Lawrence St., San Diego, CA 92106


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Father for a Day

When I first realized that my journey from Catholicism to Quakerism had reached a point of no return, one of [鈥

Shelagh Robinson is a member of Staffordshire Monthly Meeting (UK), attached to Stoke-on-Trent Preparative Meeting.
Reprinted from Quaker Monthly, June


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