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April 2018: Healing

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Nurturing Growth and Healing through Stories by Astuti Bijlefeld
Balancing Acts by Ruthe Schoder-Ehri
Meeting for Worship for Healing by Richard K. Lee and Sarah M. Lloyd
The Cost of a Healing Gift by John Jeremiah Edminster

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April 2018 Full Issue Access

Members can download the full PDF or read any article online (see links below). Features: “Nurturing Growth and Healing through […]

FJ Members can download the full PDF of the April issue or read any article online.


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Among Friends: Holding in the Light

Our introduction to the April issue on Healing. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To […]

Gabriel Ehri is the executive director of Friends Journal


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Nurturing Growth and Healing through Stories

Relearning how to tell and to listen to stories.

Astuti Bijlefeld finds that her roles of mother, grandmother, chaplain, and gardener complement and shape each other. She is a member of Central Finger Lakes Meeting in Geneva, N.Y.


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Balancing Acts

Healing is a verb: a slowing, flowing movement toward balance.

Ruthe Schoder-Ehri, a member of Homer (Alaska) Meeting, resides in the high desert of southeastern Arizona, close to Mexico. She is an artist, a homeopath with concern for individual and global health, a joyful grandmother, and an active volunteer for treesisters​.org.


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Meeting for Worship for Healing

A largely forgotten Quaker practice brings healing and wholeness once more.

Richard K. Lee and Sarah M. (Sally) Lloyd are members of Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Mich.


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The Cost of a Healing Gift

The discovery of a gift for healing is only the first step in a process of learning and discipline.

John Jeremiah Edminster, a mid-life convert to Christian faith and unprogrammed Quakerism, is currently studying toward an MDiv degree at Earlham School of Religion in Richmond, Ind., where he lives with his wife, Elizabeth. They are members of Clear Creek Meeting in Richmond. He has two adult children.


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A Day of Waiting

FJ Poetry: “Holy Saturday waits / Like a patch of dirt in the lawn / Nothing happening / But shoots, then […]

Geoff Knowlton lives in Princeton, Mass.


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Passages

FJ Poetry: Perhaps my death will be like Dad’s… 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? […]

Marsha Foss lives in Saint Paul, Minn.


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Forum April 2018

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


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News April 2018

News of Friends: New website features WWI conscientious objectors; Evangelical Friends Church cuts funding for Barclay Press; Farm conference held […]


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