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Gabriel Ehri is Executive Director of Friends Journal.Posted in: Among Friends, November 2014: Books and Writing
Letters from our readers.
November 2014 Viewpoint
Katherine Simmons lives in Indianapolis, Ind.Posted in: November 2014: Books and Writing, Viewpoint
Writing words that speak to another’s condition.
Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting and clerks the Friends Economic Integrity Project. She has deep connections in Poland, Nicaragua, and northern Uganda; is passionate about growing food, supporting young children, reaching across class and race lines, quilting, and repair of all kinds; and blogs at pamelalivinginthisworld.blogspot.com.Posted in: Features, November 2014: Books and Writing
Poetry: “The cat looks up and sees me on my walk…”
Where do writers get ideas?
Su Penn writes about Quakerism, adoption, homeschooling, books, raising children, and other things as they occur to her. She’s been published in Friends Journal several times, and spoke on Quakerism and sexuality at the 2014 Friends General Conference Gathering. More of her writing can be found at tapeflags.blogspot.com.Posted in: Features, November 2014: Books and Writing
Poetry: “Take a leaf or a page…”
Writing the story of a meeting.
Sabrina Darnowsky is a member of Cincinnati (Ohio) Meeting. She recently received a grant from the Friends Historical Society in London for her next project: a biography of Murray Shipley, a nineteenth-century Quaker minister and philanthropist. When not researching Friends history, she enjoys puttering in her garden.Posted in: Features, November 2014: Books and Writing
Poetry: “At eight spring knocked me out”
A woodcarver leaves the Marines for a more peaceful life.
Philip C. Scott is a member of Valley Meeting in Wayne, Pa., and lives in Stowe, Vt., with his wife, Roberta. He is an outdoors person, but on rainy days he turns to art for entertainment. Woodcarving is his favorite form of intellectual play—that is what Albert Einstein called art.Posted in: Features, November 2014: Books and Writing