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A Quaker Retirement Community Faces the Pandemic by Nancy Thomas

Worshiping Online with Friends by Katie Breslin

Communing Together Virtually by Greg Woods


Student Voices

Seventh Annual Student Voices Project


Thin Spaces Features

God in the ATM by Kat Griffith

Two Meditations on the Intrusion of the Divine into My Daily Life by John Andrew Gallery

A Parallel Universe by Jennifer Kavanagh

Channeling Agape for Those on Their Final Journey by Diane D’Angelo

Grounded in God by Michael Wajda


Poetry
(Two Poems for Saint Thérèse of Lisieux) by Sarah Law

So It Goes by Mary Timberlake


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SVP_AriaGratson

The Spectrum of Equality

The first time I was aware of someone using the word “gay” as an insult was in sixth grade. Though […]

Aria Gratson (she/her), Grade 9, Abington Friends School in Jenkintown, Pa.

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SVP_KieraLarrieu

False Face Must Hide What the False Heart Doth Know

I thought of one of my best friends as the nicest, happiest person I knew. In the time that I […]

Kiera Larrieu (she/her), Grade 9, Abington Friends School in Jenkintown, Pa.

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SVP_NoaPhillips

Food Insecurity in Philadelphia

Every Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., I make 50 bagged lunches for homeless people in Kensington, a neighborhood in […]

Noa Phillips (they/them), Grade 9, Abington Friends School in Jenkintown, Pa.

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SVP_CharlieKerry

Learning to Help the Homeless

Walking down the streets in downtown D.C., I saw homeless people everywhere: on the sides of the street, outside churches, […]

Charlie Kerry (he/him), Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.

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SVP_OliveShull

Made for Killing

About 14 out of every 100,000 people in North Carolina were killed by a gun in 2016, according to the […]

Olive Shull (she/her), Grade 7, Carolina Friends School in Greensboro, N.C.

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SVP_NiaDaniel

Standing Against Gun Violence

I was watching TV when my mom got up to get a phone call. I saw the look on her […]

Nia Daniel (she/her), Grade 6, Greene Street Friends School in Philadelphia, Pa.

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SVP_RalphRichardson

Communities and Protest Songs

Music brings people together. If people like the same song, then they’ll dance together and have a good time and […]

Ralph Richardson III (he/him), Grade 5, Brooklyn Friends School in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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SVP_GracianaKabwe

Teaching about Africa

I was seated directly in front of the TV in my living room. My concentration was unbreakable as I watched […]

Graciana Kabwe (she/her), Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.

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SVP_TaraPrakash

Black History Matters

When I think of creating change, everything suddenly seems so big. The world seems so unchangeable, so hard to amend. […]

Tara Prakash (she/her), Grade 7, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.

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SVP_SarahSheets

Too Much Time Waiting

People waste hours of their life just by waiting. Humans in dire need of medical attention wait while their lives […]

Sarah Sheets (she/her), Grade 10, New Garden Friends School in Greensboro, N.C. (In an earlier version of this post, we incorrectly identified the location of New Garden Friends School. It is in Greensboro, not Durham.)

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