Quantcast

Archive | March, 2012

April Milestones 2012

Anthony鈥擩ames W. Anthony, 73, on July 15, 2009, in Sudbury, Mass. Jim was born on June 17, 1936, in Columbus, [鈥

Posted in: Milestones
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }

War, Compassion, and Devonshire Pasty

  My boyhood was spent in Plymouth, on the southwestern coast of England near the little harbor from which the [鈥

Ken Southwood was a boy of 14 when the bombing of Great Britain began in 1940. He is a member of San Antonio (Tex.) Meeting and lives in San Antonio.

Posted in: Reflection
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }

No Religion. Always Practicing Quakerism.

Quakerism was not my first choice.  When I was 17 and decided to visit some churches, I originally thought the Unitarian [鈥

Julia Wise wrote this article in 2007 while living and working at Pendle Hill. She is now a social work student and attends Fresh Pond Meeting in Cambridge, Ma.

Posted in: Departments
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }

The Elective Franchise and Prisoners

In all but three states in this country, people in prison are disenfranchised from the elective process. That translates into [鈥

Posted in: Departments
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }

May Milestones 2012

Ackerman鈥擠orothy Hopkirk Ackerman, 90, on March 10, 2011, at home in Minneapolis, Minn. Dorothy was born on October 23, 1920, [鈥

Posted in: Milestones
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }

The Moralities of Food

Deep moral issues exist within the topic of food, whether we are talking about the devastation being laid on creation [鈥

Posted in: Features
Continue ReadingComments { 1 }

Last Date at Friends Fellowship

(in memory of Mary Elizabeth Long) On my last visit, we had the white鈥恡ablecloth lunch in the Friends Fellowship dining [鈥

Peter Anderson used to teach in the Ministry of Writing Program at Earlham School of Religion. He now teaches writing at Adams State College in Alamosa, Col., and lives with his family on the western slope of the Sangre de Cristo Range.

Posted in: Departments
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }

Arugula

The first time I ever had arugula was in the Willoughby鈥檚 kitchen. Somehow or other there is always food in [鈥

Posted in: Departments, Features
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }

A Young Friend鈥檚 Bookshelf: May 2012

Prayers for All Seasons             By Sophie Piper. Illustrated by Elena Temporin. Lion UK, 2011. 64 [鈥

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }

My spiritual life, with food

I am a weighty Friend in the literal sense of weighing a lot but definitely not in the metaphorical sense [鈥

Posted in: Features
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }