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Letters from our readers.


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Responses from our readers.

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Drawings by Jean Price Norman

Bringing Children to Worship: Trusting God to Take Over from There

Children in Quaker meeting for worship.

Kathleen Karhnak-Glasby is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. She has a long-standing concern for nurturing children鈥檚 religious and spiritual lives and carries a minute of religious service from her monthly meeting for this concern.


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We Think He Might Be a Boy

Raising a transgender child.

Su Penn writes about the Tiny Tornado, homeschooling, adoption, Quakerism, and much more at聽tapeflags.blogspot.com.


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Among Friends, From the Art Director

Friends Journal鈥檚 colorful future.

Gabriel Ehri is the Executive Director of Friends Journal; Alla Podolsky is Art Director.


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A Garden for All Time

A parent shares the wonders beneath a garden鈥檚 soil with his daughter. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not [鈥

Jeffrey Aaron is a 30-plus-year member of New Brunswick (N.J.) Meeting, where he has served several terms as meeting clerk, as well as clerk of the Ministry and Council and Property committees. He is currently clerk of General Services Coordinating Committee of New York Yearly Meeting.


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"Christ Among the Doctors" by Master of the Catholic Kings, circa fifteenth century.

A Midrash on Parenting

12鈥恲ear鈥恛ld Jesus 鈥済ets lost.鈥

Ron Pudlo is a pediatrician and a proud parent of three wonderful children. He lives in Greensboro, N.C., where he is a member of New Garden Meeting. 鈥淲riting聽Midrashim聽at Pendle Hill鈥 was published in the August 2011聽Friends Journal.


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Our Gift of Silent Worship

Our simple form of worship gives the Spirit room to communicate. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an [鈥

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The Three Valleys Worship Group of Montrose, Colo., during a visit by the FGC New Meetings Project. Photo courtesy of Brent Bill.

New Meetings Project

FGC goes on the road to seed new worship groups.

Brent Bill is a lifelong Friend, retreat leader, author, and photographer. A member of West Newton Meeting in suburban Indianapolis, Ind., he serves as the coordinator of FGC鈥檚 New Meetings Project.


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Golden Rule crew in 1958

The Golden Rule Shall Sail Again

Recovering a piece of nonviolent Quaker history.

Arnold J. (Skip) Oliver lives in Sandusky, Ohio, and is an emeritus professor of political science at Heidelberg University in Ohio. He is a Vietnam veteran, a longtime member of Veterans For Peace, and an avid sailor.


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