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Posted in: The Art of Dying
FJ Poetry: “Holy Saturday waits / Like a patch of dirt in the lawn / Nothing happening / But shoots, then buds appear.”
The sound of machines, monitors, and people in the hallway evaporated; it felt like being in meeting for worship when the gathered center down.
Geoff Knowlton grew up Quaker and was later ordained in the United Church of Christ. He returned to the Friends and joined Worcester (Mass.) Meeting. He worked for a small hospice in New Hampshire and is currently a psychotherapist specializing in trauma and attachment-related disorders.
Posted in: Online Features, The Art of Dying
FJ Poetry: “I heard the news on a snowy day…”
Wings of Joy Since I was a child, I have found immense and unending joy in this miraculous creation that is planet Earth and all its abundance and diversity. I don’t think my father had ever seen or read Rachel Carson’s book A Sense of Wonder, but he raised me as if he had. I […]
Hollister Knowlton, a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., is clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting’s Earthcare Working Group, a member of the Policy Committee of Friends Committee for National Legislation, and immediate past clerk of Quaker Earthcare Witness.
Posted in: Features
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Posted in: 2017