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Sustainable Travel

Sustainable Travel

Travel is an inescapable part of most people’s lives, and for many of us, work travel can be a big […]

Steven Heywood works for the Quaker UN Office in Geneva on the human impacts of climate change. He has had a blog for almost four years and not written a single post.


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The Concord, A Story of Two Stamps

The Concord, A Story of Two Stamps

  In July 1683, a ship named Concord sailed from London to America. The 33 passengers aboard were members of […]

Charles A. Miller attended Swarthmore College (Pa.) and in 1998, retired from teaching Political Science and American Studies at Lake Forest College (Ill.). He has written two books and most recently, a meditation on Henry David Thoreau’s essay, “Walking.”


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The Incredible Misters Fox

The Incredible Misters Fox

I’ve been teaching drama at Sidwell Friends Middle School in Washington, D.C. since 1995. Like my brother and sister educators […]

Tim Reagan is a drama therapist and director of drama at Sidwell Friends Middle Schoool, where he also teaches Quakerism and the Arts to seventh graders. Tim has extensive experience creating, performing, and responding to theater with children and adults with cognitive delays and learning disabilities. He and his family attend Adelphi (Md.) Meeting.


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Ministry and silence delivered at the World Conference in Kenya

Rising up: Ministry at the World Gathering of Friends

Ministry and silence delivered at the World Conference in Kenya

Ashley M. Wilcox is presiding clerk of Freedom Friends Church in Salem, Oregon, and a graduate of the School of the Spirit Ministry’s program “On Being a Spiritual Nurturer.” She carries a concern for supporting ministers in the Religious Society of Friends, and writes regularly about her spiritual journey on her blog, questforadequacy​.blogspot​.com.


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A Midlife Pilgrimage

A Midlife Pilgrimage

At the close of my student year at Pendle Hill outside of Philadelphia—when I had the time and resources—I was sensitive […]

Dyck has had a long life as a Quaker including a student year at Pendle Hill and, later, as Dean. Following his student year he was led to go to Zimbabwe when it was still Rhodesia and to Cape Town when it was still a country of apartheid. He now lives with his wife Avis in Taos, New Mexico. He is a member of the Clearlight Worship Group.


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August 2012 Forum

VIEWPOINT: Feeding the World takes more than Backyard Gardens The main theme of the articles in May’s food issue is […]

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Meant to Be For Some Purpose

I was 47 when I drove four other rabbis in my teal Windstar minivan from Philadelphia to the Catskills for […]

Jacob J. Staub is a writer, rabbi and teacher. He serves as Professor of Jewish Philosophy and Spirituality at The Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Wyncote, Pa. He can be reached at jacobstaub​.net.


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A chronically ill Friend takes a vacation among the nuns

A Friend Among the Sisters

A chronically ill Friend takes a vacation among the nuns

J.A. Kruger is a long-term homebound member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting.


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