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May 2014: Mental Health and WellnessLeadings and Anxiety
  Joanna Hoyt
Suicide and the Things We Carry
  C. Wess Daniels
Chronic Relativity
  Evan Welkin
Friends and Family of Those with Mental Health Concerns
  Alice Carlton

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Friends and Family of Those with Mental Health Concerns

A Quaker meeting brings together a support group for mental health concerns.

Alice Carlton is a semi-retired clinical social worker with 40 years experience, now following a leading to write. A member of Chapel Hill (N.C.) Meeting, she enjoys singing with Voices, a 130-voice chorus that performs in Chapel Hill.


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Friends Meetings and Personality Disorders

Setting clear limits and processes can help protect our worship community. 🔒

Lynn Fitz-Hugh is a lifelong Friend, a therapist of 20 years, a mother, and a climate activist. She is a member of Eastside Meeting in Bellevue, Wash. She blogs at thefriendlyseeker​.blogspot​.com.


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Peace and Quiet

Poetry 🔒

James R. Lahman lives in Rochester, N.Y.


Posted in: May 2014: Mental Health and Wellness, Poetry
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A memorial for the over 100 protestors, known as the Heavenly Hundred, who were killed in clashes with riot police during the bloodiest days of the Maiden demonstrations.

Conflict Resolution in Kiev

Conflict resolution in Kiev

Alla Soroka works as a psychologist with the American non-governmental organization This Child Here. The organization also supports an AVP program for children.

Daphne Sanders attends Garstang Meeting in Lancashire, England.


Posted in: May 2014: Mental Health and Wellness, Witness
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Built on Faith

Friends in Monteverde, Costa Rica, build a new meetinghouse.

Kenna Creer Manos, a retired academic, is a member of Monteverde Meeting in Costa Rica, where she volunteers at Monteverde Friends School. The rest of the year, she lives in Nova Scotia and attends Halifax Meeting. Her poetry has appeared in many journals.


Posted in: Life in the Meeting, May 2014: Mental Health and Wellness
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The Monkey Who Went to Meeting

A story from a Friend in Costa Rica.

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News, May 2014

Appointment, nominations, and Quakers in action 🔒

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Books May 2014

A Young Friends Bookshelf

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Milestones May 2014

Births, deaths, and marriages. 🔒

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