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Suicide and the Things We Carry

Learning to work around our ghosts.

Besides being a son, C. Wess Daniels is a father of three. He is a convergent Friend, a released Quaker minister, and an adjunct professor at George Fox Evangelical Seminary and Earlham School of Religion. In his spare time, he enjoys roasting coffee, a good remix, liberation theology, bourbon, and wearing vests.

Posted in: May 2014: Mental Health and Wellness
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Immigration and Friends Testimonies: Seeing That of God in Our Immigrant Neighbors

Friends have been concerned about the exploitation and dehumanization of workers for many years, most notably in our opposition to [鈥

Danielle Short is a member of Mountain View Meeting in Denver, Colo. She is the human rights program director at the Colorado office of American Friends Service Committee, where she has done community organizing with Latino/Latina immigrants and citizen supporters of immigrant rights. She is currently coordinating the production of a DVD faith curriculum on immigration, a joint project with the Colorado Council of Churches, Iliff School of Theology, the Bell Policy Center, the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition, and AFSC. She is also in the process of co-founding an intentional community based on sustainability, shared spirituality, and social justice work.

Posted in: Features
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Finding My Place as a Transitional Friend

Transformation and acceptance in the spiritual in鈥恇etween spaces.

Daniel Allen divides his time between Quaker projects and writing software for the University of Waterloo. He is a member of Kitchener Area (Ontario) Meeting.

Posted in: Features, September 2014
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Choose a Resilient Community

Community is at the core of a New England CSA farm and distribution hub.

Craig Jensen is a member of Monadnock (N.H.) Meeting. He farms at Sun Moon Farm with his wife, Megan; their son, Fox; and many friends that help make good work joyful. Sun Moon Farm is part of a small community called South of Monadnock that is actively seeking new members.

Suzanna Schell is a member of Beacon Hill Meeting in Boston, Mass., and a co-founder and resident of Cornerstone Village Cohousing in Cambridge, Mass. She is co-clerk of NEYM Legacy Gift Committee, a funding program that supports the ministries of New England Friends; and a member of the Board of Managers of Beacon Hill Friends House.

Posted in: June/July 2019: Food Choices, Online Features
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Forum, March 2018

Letters and commentary from our readers.

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Friends Journal Reviewer Survey

Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all鈥恡ime favorite books for Quakers.

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God: The Ultimate Vacuum Trap

Yesterday I was cold. Not surprising, as we live at 6,000 feet altitude in an inadequately insulated house with no [鈥

Alicia Adams, a member of Berkeley (Calif.) Meeting, lives in Mimbres, N.Mex.

Posted in: Features
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An Aspect of Continuing Revelation?

Since the dawn of history, religious traditions have been giving birth to poets and mystics. Quakerism also has had its [鈥

Judith Reynolds Brown, a member of University Meeting in Seattle, Wash., is poetry editor of Friends Journal and the author of A Glove on my Heart: Encounters with the Mentally Ill.

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Quaker Works October 2017

A semiannual feature to connect Friends Journal readers to the good works of Quaker organizations* in the following categories: Advocacy [鈥

Posted in: Conscience, Quaker Works
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Forum, August 2017

Letters from our readers.

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