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November 2014:Books and WritingThe Chicken and the Egg
  Su Penn
My Life as a Friend
  Philip C. Scott
Book Clubs of Friends Meetings
The Quaker Points Game
  Richard House

Among Friends

We are not all the same 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this […]

Gabriel Ehri is Executive Director of Friends Journal.


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Forum November 2014

Letters from our readers. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please […]

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Viewpoint: Walter Wink and the challenge of good business

November 2014 Viewpoint

Katherine Simmons lives in Indianapolis, Ind.


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Blowing on Coals

Writing words that speak to another’s condition. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read […]

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.


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Cat Words

Poetry: “The cat looks up and sees me on my walk…”

Donald Mace Williams lives in Canyon, Tex.


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The Chicken and the Egg

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.


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Take a Leaf

Poetry: “Take a leaf or a page…”

Elizabeth Schultz lives in Lawrence, Kans.


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Making History: Writing the Story of a Meeting

Writing the story of a meeting. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this […]

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.


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Surrender

Poetry: “At eight spring knocked me out” 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read […]

Margaret Stetler lives in Winchester, Va.​


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My Life as a Friend

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.


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