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Consensus Decision Making in Eusocial Organisms by Barbara Dale
What We Cannot Do Alone by Noah Merrill
Worshiping Online by Rachel Guaraldi
Finally Breaking Down the Hedge? by Thomas Hamm
Turning Somersaults in the Quaker Ecosystem by Margaret Fraser
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Among Friends: Our introduction to the June/July issue.
Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal.Posted in: Among Friends, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
Letters from our readers.
Viewpoint: Love cannot be overwhelmed. Love stays.
Michael Lane lives in Burlington, N.J.Posted in: June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem, Viewpoint
Learning disruption and resilience from ants and bees.
Barbara Dale graduated from Earlham College in Indiana with a major in biology in 2015. She participated in Quaker Voluntary Service in Philadelphia, Pa., from 2015 to 2016, and currently works in development for a Quaker values-based affordable housing organization. She lives cooperatively with seven humans in West Philadelphia.Posted in: Features, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
A new way of relating is breaking through our institutional numbness.
Noah Merrill is a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting, which has care and oversight of his service in ministry. He serves as secretary of New England Yearly Meeting.Posted in: Features, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
An experiment with online programmed meeting for worship.
Rachel Guaraldi is an interfaith hospital chaplain, Quaker minister, and spiritual director. As a lifelong Quaker and member of Beacon Hill Meeting in Boston, Mass., Rachel has facilitated dialogue among Quaker, ecumenical, and interfaith communities for over a decade. To join and participate in the online programmed meeting for worship, please visit rachelguaraldi.com/pmfw.Posted in: Features, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
Have our Quaker institutions finally become obsolete?
Thomas D. Hamm is professor of history and director of Special Collections at Earlham College and a member of West Richmond (Ind.) Meeting in the New Association of Friends.Posted in: Features, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
We have to find ways to build relationships and maintain our Quaker tradition.
Margaret Fraser has served as interim pastoral minister at West Richmond (Ind.) Meeting, executive secretary of Friends World Committee for Consultation Section of the Americas, and dean of Pendle Hill study center in Wallingford, Pa. She was presiding clerk of the New Association of Friends from 2013 to 2015.Posted in: Features, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
FJ Poetry: “After a June day’s work, having driven…”
Melva Priddy lives in Winchester, Ky.Posted in: June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem, Poetry
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous