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Earthcare activism is a natural fit for Friends.
Elizabeth Root lives in the heart of the Finger Lakes with her family of three poodles. A retired social worker, she authored a book on children’s mental health in 2009. She is a member of the Perry City (N.Y.) Meeting in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.Posted in: June/July 2019: Food Choices, Online Features
Finding stories of Friends struggling with eating and body image.
Madeline Schaefer grew up attending Radnor (Pa.) Meeting outside of Philadelphia. She currently lives in West Philadelphia in a big house with lots of house meetings and good conversation. When she is not riding her bicycle around the city, she can be found doing yoga, writing poetry, and collecting stories.Posted in: Features, June/July 2015: Activists vs Mystics vs Pragmatists
Barrus—Robert Latta Barrus, 98, on October 19, 2016, at home in Celo, N.C., peacefully, holding his wife’s hand. Bob was […]
In 1833, Sarah Mapps Douglass, an African American educator, moved from her home in Philadelphia to New York City to […]
Margaret Hope Bacon is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. She has recently published Love Is the Hardest Lesson: A Memoir. ©2002 Margaret Hope BaconPosted in: Features
Quaker worship takes to the streets.
Elizabeth Claggett-Borne enjoys biking to work, accompanying a family in sanctuary, and trying not to fidget in worship. She is grateful to be a part of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.). She teaches Exploring the Quaker Way, laughs at her hubris, and travels in the ministry.Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
Bob Dockhorn on Carol Faulkner’s Lucretia Mott’s Heresy, Tom Hamm on Elizabeth Taylor Stirredge’s Strength in Weakness Manifest, and more […]
This month’s reviews include The Essential Elias Hicks, The Oxford Handbook of Quaker Studies, and A Guidebook to Prayer.
A Lively Faith: Reflections on Iowa Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative) By Callie Marsh. FGC QuakerPress, 2011. 102 pages. $14.95/paperback. Reviewed […]
Truth, healing, and reconciliation in Maine.
Denise Altvater is a member of the Passamaquoddy Tribe (Maine). Maria Girouard is a member of the Penobscot Nation (Maine). Arla Patch is a member of Portland (Maine) Meeting. Elizabeth Koopman is a member of York (Pa.) Meeting.Posted in: Features, February 2016
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous