Raising CO Consciousness in Our Youth

Like everyone, we are touched close to home and deep in our hearts by the War on Terrorism. But as Quaker parents of teenage boys from two separate households, we face another dilemma. How do we encourage our sons to ponder their own inner leadings about their personal participation in war? As parents, we raised our children in Quaker environments, specifically to answer to that of God in everyone and to be at peace in the world. Yet, regardless of our influences, our sons must make their own decisions when it comes to participation in war. Our job is to🔒

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Alice Carlton and Curt Torell are members of Chapel Hill (N.C.) Meeting.

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