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Seeking Justice — Praying for Peace

And when they were in the field, Cain rose up against his brother Abel, and killed him. Then the Lord […]


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New Beginnings

As clerk of the Sing Sing Quaker Meeting, I am blessed to have the opportunity to receive and read Friends […]


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Toward a Just Peace in the Middle East: Report on an Interfaith Delegation

The delicate and complex issues of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the American Friends Service Committee role in the Middle East […]

Mary Ellen McNish, a member of Byberry (Pa.) Meeting, is executive secretary of American Friends Service Committee.


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Dear Friends (an Open Letter)

The Oslo Accords have presented the world with misleading images of peace [between Israel and the Palestinians], and now we […]

Jean Zaru, presiding clerk of Ramallah Meeting in the West Bank, wrote this letter in December 2000 to describe conditions in the West Bank from her point of view as a Palestinian.


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Difficult Times in Ramallah

This is a difficult note to write. So much has happened and there is so much to say. It has […]


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Christmas Newsletter

As I sit down to write this Christmas [2000] newsletter, I cannot help but reflect on last Christmas, which I […]

Maia Carter, a member of Friendship Meeting in Greensboro, N.C., is living in Amman, Jordan.


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Heron Reflections

On the road home from the wedding of Muriel Bishop and Douglas Summers, reunited after many years apart, a beautiful, […]

Caroline Balderston Parry, a member of Ottawa (Ont.) Meeting, is seeking a publisher for a book-length collection of Heron Reflections.


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Prayer: The Changer and the Changed

Not coming from a prayer-oriented family or community, I found the idea of praying for someone vaguely embarrassing. “What’s the […]

Barry Zalph is a member of Louisville (Ky.) Meeting. He served from 1998 to 2000 on the Traveling Ministries Oversight Committee and the Advancement and Outreach Committee of Friends General Conference.


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Gifts of a Weekend in Silence

I don’t know exactly what attracted me to the idea of a silent retreat last April at Woolman Hill in […]

Mary Stacie attends Hartford (Conn.) Meeting. Another silent retreat is scheduled at Woolman Hill in April. © 2001 Mary Stacie


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Loida Fernandez

Conversation with Loida Fernandez focuses on family, Quakers, and her current work. Her life seems shaped by her Quaker heritage […]

Kara Newell, a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon, retired as executive director of AFSC in 2000. © 2001 Kara Newell


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