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Hiking Naked: A Quaker Woman’s Search for Balance

By Iris Graville. Homebound Publications, 2017. 260 pages. $17.95/paperback; eBook coming December 2017. This wonderful memoir tells the story of […]

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting and teaches creative nonfiction in Brown University’s Nonfiction Writing Program.

Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
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Seeking Clearness with Work Transitions

Surrendering to a source of deeper wisdom. With podcast and video author interview.

Iris Graville is a writer from Lopez Island, Wash., where she attends Lopez Island Preparative Meeting and blogs regularly at irisgraville.com. Her first book is Hands at Work; her memoir-in-progress, Hiking Naked—A Quaker Woman’s Search for Balance, is a personal narrative of what she learned while living in Stehekin, Wash.

Posted in: Features, February 2015: Life Transitions
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Taking in a Big Breath of Guatemala

Fried plantains; fireflies lighting the night sky; marimbas; tamales; pineapple juice trickling down my chin and a pale green sauce […]

Iris Graville is a member of Lopez Island (Wash.) Worship Group.

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Finding the Way Through

Stehekin, a remote mountain village fixed in an earlier time, taught me how to survive in the world today. Located […]

Iris Graville "polished" this essay at a Pendle Hill workshop—"The Ministry of Writing for Publication," led by Tom Mullen. She is a member of University Meeting in Seattle and attends the Lopez Island (Wash.) Worship Group.

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Top Ten Quaker Bestsellers 2018

Popular books at the 2018 FGC Gathering

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Forum, April 2015

Responses from our readers.

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Forum March 2015

Letters, comments, and emails from our readers

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Among Friends: Spiritual Participation in Life’s Transitions

An introduction to the February 2015 issue.

Gabriel Ehri is the Executive Director of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Among Friends, February 2015: Life Transitions
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