A pilgrimage to the “1652 Country” retraces the footsteps of early Quaker women.
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Maggie O’Neill (formerly known as Peggy) is a longtime member of Richmond (Va.) Meeting and the mother of two sons, Coleman and Jonathan (Jon) Watts. She leads Sacred Circle Dances and workshops on the sacred feminine. Maggie and her husband, Al Watts, are founding members of Ashland Vineyards, a Quaker-based intentional community. She recently retired from teaching at Virginia Commonwealth University.Posted in: December 2014, Features
Finding a human Jesus and strong women in the Gospel of Mark.
William H. Mueller is a retired anthropologist who did research and taught in public health. He and his wife, Pat, are members of St. Lawrence Valley Meeting in Potsdam, N.Y. They edit a newsletter supporting their meeting’s prison ministry.Posted in: December 2014, Features
A Quaker retirement community turns 30
Historical marker, books website, Quaker divisions, a new space, and an appointment.
A Young Friends Bookshelf
Births, deaths, and celebrations.
We are not all the same
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