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Growing Up Quaker by Finn Kyrie

I am a Quaker by Melinda Wenner Bradley

Giving Up Childhood to Avert Climate Catastrophe by Jim Ross

Let Your Life Speak by Laura Taylor Kinnel


Poetry
Brightened Corner by Ken Gibble

Another Language by Anne+Maren-Hogan


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Among Friends: Who Quaker Kids Are, Who They Become, and How They Lead

Our introduction to the December Issue.

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The Kyrie family at Maquoketa Caves State Park, Iowa. Photos courtesy of the author.

Growing Up Quaker

Quaker camps, international peace work, and climates strikes makes up the life of a young Friend.

Finn Kyrie lives with her family in the Driftless Area of Wisconsin, where she is homeschooled. She attends Madison (Wis.) Meeting.

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James, William, and Ellie Bradley looking out over Lake George in New York, summer 2014. Photos courtesy of the author.

I Am a Quaker

Young Friends and religious identity.

Melinda Wenner Bradley is a member of West Chester (Pa.) Meeting and serves as the youth religious life coordinator for Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. She is a co-founder of the Quaker Religious Education Collaborative (QREC), and the director of communications and training for Faith & Play Stories.

William Bradley is an attender at West Chester (Pa.) Meeting and a seventh grade student at Westtown School. James Bradley is a member of West Chester (Pa.) Meeting and a tenth grade student at Westtown School. Ellie Bradley is a member of West Chester (Pa.) Meeting and a first-year student at Barnard College.

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Greta Thunberg and Kallan Benson at Amnesty International鈥檚 Ambassador of Conscience Award, Washington, D.C., September 2019. Photo 漏 Jim Ross.

Giving Up Childhood to Avert Climate Catastrophe

Quaker activists are involved in the youth鈥恖ed Climate Strike movement from D.C. to London.

Jim Ross jumped back into creative pursuits after retiring in 2015. He鈥檚 since published in over 100 journals and anthologies in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Jim and his wife鈥攑arents of two health professionals, grandparents of five preschoolers鈥攁ttend Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting.

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Let Your Life Speak

A crossword puzzle for Friends of all ages to enjoy!

Laura Taylor Kinnel, who was once a young Friend, is a member of Newtown (Pa.) Meeting.

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Brightened Corner

FJ Poetry: 鈥淭hey blew into the visitors鈥 room鈥︹

Ken Gibble lives in Camp Hill, Pa.

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Another Language

FJ Poetry: 鈥淪tanding at the cliff, saxophone鈥︹

Anne Maren-Hogan lives in Burnsville, N.C.

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Forum, December 2019

Letters from our readers.

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Me and My Maker

A spiritual journey.

A textile designer by profession, Edwina Dankwa Assan founded the social enterprise Edtex over 20 years ago to ethically produce handmade, color-fast fabrics for fashion designers and home decorators. She is a member of Hill House Meeting in Accra, Ghana.

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William Penn House pre-renovation. 漏 Matthew Martyr/FCNL Education Fund.

News, December 2019

News of Friends.

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