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Archive | May, 2010

Heeding Our Inner Signals

Commuting from the northeast suburbs of Philadelphia, I have close to 40 minutes each direction of undisturbed time (thanks to […]

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Here Slavery’s Death Began

“I was about eight years old, and it seemed kind of bizarre,” remembered Kathy Nicholson Paulmier, a Quaker and teacher […]

Raymond M. Lane, a freelance writer, is a member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting.

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My Visit to Gaza with the Gaza Freedom March

On the first anniversary of the war on Gaza, known as Operation Cast Lead, close to 1,400 people from more […]

David Hartsough, a member of San Francisco (Calif.) Meeting, is director of Peaceworkers (see http://www.peaceworkersus.org) and co-founder of Nonviolent Peaceforce (see http://www.nonviolentpeaceforceorg). He recently spent a month in Palestine and Israel co-leading an interfaith peacebuilding delegation. He can be reached at [email protected]

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Faith and Economics

Three memories from the time when I was about ten are swirling together in the same container. In the first, […]

Pamela Haines, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, says she is passionate about right relationship. She writes on "Living in This World" at http://www.pamelascolumn.blogspot.com.

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Living in the Life and Power

I have always been drawn by the words of George Fox, recorded in his Journal, refusing the commissioners’ request of […]

Patty Levering is a member of Davidson (N.C.) Meeting. She graduated from Earlham School of Religion and is currently a core teacher in School of the Spirit Ministry's program "On Being a Spiritual Nurturer." She has also been a chaplain in an oncology practice and continues to serve as a spiritual director.

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La Maison Quaker

Bright orange passion fruits hang from vines that cover most of a stuccoed stone wall and creep over the edges […]

Judy Kashoff, an accountant turned potter, is a member of Buckingham Meeting in Lahaska, Pa. She and her husband have been traveling in different parts of the world on bicycles since April 2008, doing volunteer work and participating with Servas, an international multicultural peace association.

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A Brief Dance with Death

In October 2008 I had my first mammogram. The next day, I received a call. “There is an asymmetry on […]

Holly Jeffries, a member of Plainfield (Vt.) Meeting, farms in the mountains of Vermont. She gives special thanks to her husband, Walter, for encouraging her to write this at the time.

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Twin Cities Meeting and Same‐Gender Marriage

This November, Twin Cities Meeting in St. Paul, Minnesota, approved a minute stating that our meeting will no longer perform […]

Lydia Caros is a member of Twin Cities Meeting in St. Paul, Minn.

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