Is there a Quaker testimony that incorporates the ideal of becoming whole?
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A member of Redwood Forest Meeting in Santa Rosa, Calif., Elizabeth Boardman has written a number of articles and books about Quaker faith and practice. Her latest, a thoughtful and sexy book with chapters on androgyny and leadings, is called Barbara and Elizabeth: Late Life Lovers.Posted in: Drugs, Reflection
Our introduction to the January Issue.
Watching someone’s drug use spiral out of control.
Andrew Huff served with Quaker Voluntary Service in Boston, Mass., in 2015–16. He attends Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.Posted in: 2020, Drugs, Features
When can drugs bring us closer to God?
Joe McHugh lives in Minnesota, writes frequently for a variety of publications, and his book, Startled by God: Wisdom from Unexpected Places, was published in 2013. He has served in interim leadership positions at Friends School of Minnesota and Carolina Friends School.Posted in: Drugs, Features
What keeps us from helping fellow Friends with drug addictions?
Johanna Jackson is a young adult Friend, and a member of State College (Pa.) Meeting. She is a recent graduate of the School of the Spirit's "On Being a Spiritual Nurturer" program, class of 2019. She can be reached at [email protected].Posted in: Drugs, Features
How can we respond to the catastrophes brought on by the war on drugs?
Eric E. Sterling is executive director of Criminal Justice Policy Foundation in Silver Spring, Md. He is co-clerk of the Ministry and Worship Committee of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and a graduate of Haverford College.Posted in: Drugs, Features
The rhythms of a life stuck in a daily cycle of brokenness and violence.
r. scot miller attends Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Mich., with his spouse, Jenn, and their family. He holds graduate degrees from Earlham School of Religion (MA and MDiv) and Grand Valley State University (MSW). He is currently a PhD student at Chicago Theological Seminary.Posted in: Drugs, Features
FJ Poetry: “Bumbling along…”
Letters from our readers.
A Friend responds to the New York Times opinion column on Quakers and pronouns.