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February 2015: Life TransitionsReturning Home Changed
  Rachel Guarldi
A Pacifist鈥檚 Coming of Age
  R.M. Ambrose
Seeking Clearness with Work Transitions
  Iris Graville
Cell Shed
  John Graham鈥怭ole

And You Thought Dragons Didn鈥檛 Exist

February 2015 Viewpoint

Deedy Roberts lives in Deptford, N.J.


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Among Friends: Spiritual Participation in Life鈥檚 Transitions

An introduction to the February 2015 issue.

Gabriel Ehri is the Executive Director of Friends Journal.


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Our 60th Anniversary

Looking back on our first issue in 1955.

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Forum February 2015

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

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Returning Home Changed

Returning home doesn鈥檛 mean leaving the journey behind. Podcast and video author chat available.

Rachel Guaraldi is a practitioner and scholar of peace-building, interreligious dialogue, and community development. She is a member of Beacon Hill Meeting in Boston, Mass., and is currently part of a clinical pastoral education program in Boston where she is training to be a hospital chaplain.


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Quaker Passage Ceremonies for Our Youth

Engaging young Friends and rebuilding our faith. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read [鈥

Ken Brick is a lifelong Friend, former member of Baltimore Yearly Meeting, current member of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, now living in Wilmington, Del. He is a graduate of Earlham College, the City University of New York graduate school, and has numerous affiliations with Quaker institutions. Author audio reading available.


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A Pacifist鈥檚 Coming of Age

What needs would invented Quaker rituals fill today?

Ralph (R.M.) Ambrose is a writer of science fiction and fantasy and an IT professional. Ralph has studied anthropology and linguistics, and has a first degree black belt in Aikido. He has attended Berea (Ky.) Meeting, Orange Grove Meeting in Pasadena, Calif., and Inland Valley Meeting in Riverside, Calif. He blogs at http://liminal.IT.


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The Meanings of Endings

Every ending transforms us.

Jim Ross is a public health researcher and an attender at Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting. He is a resident of Silver Spring, Md.聽Author audio reading available.


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Seeking Clearness with Work Transitions

Surrendering to a source of deeper wisdom. With podcast and video author interview.

Iris Graville is a writer from Lopez Island, Wash., where she attends Lopez Island Preparative Meeting and blogs regularly at irisgraville.com. Her first book is Hands at Work; her memoir-in-progress, Hiking Naked鈥擜 Quaker Woman鈥檚 Search for Balance, is a personal narrative of what she learned while living in Stehekin, Wash.


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Cell Shed

Sitting alongside a patient for the final transition.

John Graham-Pole was for many years a member of Gainesville (Fla.) Meeting, and is now a member of Antigonish Worship Group in Nova Scotia, Canada. He is a professor emeritus from the University of Florida College of Medicine. Author podcast reading available.


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