Providing hospitality for and stopping the shaming of women seeking abortion.
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Holy Just As I Am
Suzanne W. Cole
One Friend’s Experience.…
A Concern for Silence
A Truly Embodied Spirituality
Quaker Books September 2015
Bridget Anderson is a lifelong Quaker raised within Downers Grove (Ill.) Meeting. In 2014 Bridget co-founded Midwest Access Coalition with Leah Greenblum. The group’s mission is to provide accommodation and support for those traveling to Chicago for access to a safe, legal abortion when legislation limits access.Posted in: Features, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
Friends Journal poetry: “Diaper‐clad, / I was dash and go…”
Sunshine F. Branner lives in Alexandria, Va.Posted in: Poetry, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
Human population growth is at the heart of many of today’s conflicts.
Richard Grossman is a member of Durango (Colo.) Meeting. In addition to practicing obstetrics and gynecology for 38 years in Durango, he writes a monthly column for the Durango Herald. Past issues of “Population Matters!” are available at Population-matters.org.Posted in: Features, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
Friends Journal poetry: “Blip on a radar screen / like a storm building furious…”
Donovan McAbee lives in Nashville, Tenn.Posted in: Poetry, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
The last in a three‐part series on Quakerism, food, and the body.
Madeline Schaefer grew up attending Radnor (Pa.) Meeting outside of Philadelphia. She currently lives in West Philadelphia in a big house with lots of house meetings and good conversation. When she is not riding her bicycle around the city, she can be found doing yoga, writing poetry, or collecting stories. Her email address is [email protected]Posted in: Features, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
Learning to love others as God loves us all.
Rhonda Mawhood Lee is an Episcopal priest in North Carolina. She is a frequent reader of Friends Journal and has worked with a Friend as her spiritual nurturer for almost a decade. Her most recent book is Love and Happiness: Eros According to Dante, Shakespeare, Jane Austen, and the Rev. Al Green, with coauthor Craig Werner.Posted in: Reflection, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
Interviews with new Friends.
Jon Berry is a Friends Journal trustee. He lives and worships in New York City.Posted in: Let's Grow Together, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
Northwest Yearly Meeting dismissal, North Carolina interfaith festival, conscientious objection anniversary, and an update on the Golden Rule restoration.
By Julie Hliboki, photography by David Foster. Transilient Publishing, 2014. 86 pages. $24/paperback. As a certified hospice chaplain in Atlanta, […]
Elizabeth Boardman is a member of Davis (Calif.) Meeting, a resident at Friends House in Santa Rosa, Calif., and the author of several books including Where Should I Stand? A Field Guide for Monthly Meeting Clerks and Letters from Lillian: Faith and Practice Among Modern Liberal Quakers.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2015 Books, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
By Robert K. Musil. Rutgers University Press, 2014. 328 pages. $26.95/hardcover; $23.95/paperback; $15.98/eBook. Silent Spring author Rachel Carson is credited […]
Gwen Gosney Erickson is the Friends Historical Collection librarian and archivist at Guilford College and a member of Friendship Meeting in Greensboro, N.C.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2015 Books, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning, Uncategorized
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous