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Quakerism Left Me

Stories of a wandering generation.

Betsy Blake was recently accused of having a fake ID during a night out dancing, but she is in fact 36 years old. Currently residing in Philadelphia, Betsy is self-employed as a business and communications consultant for progressive businesses and organizations. She can be reached at [email protected]​betsyblake.​com.

The original version of this article included more of the author’s stories of the experiences of her generation of Friends. You can read the un-cut version of “Quakerism Left Me” (original) here.


Posted in: December 2013: Outside the Quaker Bubble, Features
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New Year’s top five: The most popular articles of 2017

We’ve been sharing our most-read articles of 2017 on Facebook and Twitter. Here is the full list. #5 Mystical Experience, the […]


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The author (center) with her sister Bonnie (left) and mother. Photo taken a few months before Bonnie's death. Photo courtesy of the author.

Weeping to Joy

God heals in unexpected ways.

Betsy Blake builds websites and communication strategies for companies and organizations trying to do good in the world. Her photojournalism work was recently featured on CNN and NBC news. Betsy lives in Greensboro, N.C., and is a member of First Friends Meeting. Learn more about Betsy at betsyblake​.com.

 

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Posted in: Features, The Art of Dying
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Spring Friends Meeting: A Success Story

A Friend and I were working in the basement of the Hege Library at Guilford College, sorting books for the […]


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The Art of Dying and the Afterlife: August Full Issue Access

Friends Journal member subscribers can download full PDF or read any article online. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! […]


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Among Friends: Understanding Death through Life

Our introduction to the August issue on The Art of Dying and the Afterlife.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. Email: [email protected]​friendsjournal.​org


Posted in: Among Friends, The Art of Dying
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Student Voices Project

The results of the fifth annual Student Voices Project are featured in the May 2018 issue and online here. Stay tuned for […]


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Forum March 2014

Letters and emails from our readers. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this […]

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Forum February 2013

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


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New Year’s top five: The most popular articles of 2016

Our annual list of the top-five most read articles of the past year.

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