The morning before Jack died I drew the death card and knew without question its symbolic as well as literal […]
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A former member of Miami (Fla.) Meeting, Pansy Bradshaw is an author, nanny, queer activist, hospice chaplain, and preacher and director of ecumenical religious education at St. James Episcopal Church in Dillon, Montana.Posted in: Features
Author reading. Post‐traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is the emotional ghost of a life‐threatening event. It lingers in the shadows of […]
Matthews—Jack Irving Matthews, 90, on October 3, 2015. Jack was born on July 2, 1925, in a Baltimore County, Md., […]
Nothing heals grief but grieving, a truth that is illustrated in Cathy Weber’s Grief Series, 20 paintings that she began […]
Robert C. Murphy, a retired psychiatrist living in Sheridan, Wyoming, is a member of Wyoming Friends Meeting. © 2002 Robert C. MurphyPosted in: Features
Our son brought Marge Abbott’s essay “In the Belly of the Whale” to me during my stay in a South […]
Carol Reilley Urner, who now spends winters with her daughter in Whittier, Calif., and summers with her son and family in Portland, Oreg., is a member of Central and Southern Africa Yearly Meeting and of Sarasota (Fla.) Meeting. She is working on issues of demilitarization with Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.Posted in: Features
Notices for Barbara M. Boggs, Olin M. Byerly, Eleanor Means Hull, Jack Kraushaar, Dimitri Mihalas, and Amy Hodel Weber.
Collected and edited by Andrew Hicks. Earnshaw Books, 2015. 370 pages. $50/paperback. This is an expensive book, and it’s obvious […]
What’s with Quakers and their trees?
Jack H. Schick serves as co-clerk of Richland Meeting in Quakertown, Pa. He is a representative to Philadelphia Yearly Meeting’s Interim Meeting and Friends General Conference’s Central Committee. He is a columnist for the Upper Bucks Free Press and publishes essays on Soulofwit.com and Searchwarp.com.Posted in: December 2014, Features
One meeting’s annual debate about holiday decorations.
Jack H. Schick is a convinced Friend and a member of Richland Meeting in Quakertown, Pa., where he serves as historian and quarterly representative. He is a columnist for the Upper Bucks County Free Press, and regularly contributes to WryteStuff.com, a writers' website. Married 40 years, he is a parent of three and grandparent of one. He is employed in the wastewater treatment industry.Posted in: December 2012: Hospitality, Features
Early Friends were not immune to the tragedy of slavery.
Jack H. Schick is a convinced Friend and a member of Richland Meeting in Quakertown, Pa., where he serves as historian and quarterly representative. He is a columnist for the Upper Bucks County Free Press, and regularly contributes to WryteStuff.com, a writers' website. Married 40 years, he is a parent of three and grandparent of one. He is employed in the wastewater treatment industry.Posted in: Features, September 2012
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous