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Jack T. Patterson and Lori Heninger in Friends Journal

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Jack’s Last Day

The morning before Jack died I drew the death card and knew without question its symbolic as well as literal […]

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.


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The Work of QUNO in New York

Since President George W. Bush’s challenge to the United Nations on September 12, 2002, a day after the first anniversary […]

Jack T. Patterson and Lori Heninger, members of Morningside Meeting in New York, have served as Quaker representatives to the United Nations since 1998. Before then, Jack served on the staff of American Friends Service Committee since 1969. Immediately prior to assuming his current position, he served as Co-Director of the Conflict Resolution Program of AFSC's New York Metropolitan Regional Office, where he headed the Expatriate Dialogues Program. Among his publications is The Power of Truth: A Retrospective Appraisal of the Quaker Study "Speak Truth to Power." Lori's work at the UN focuses on the relationship between inter-national economic systems and conflict, children in armed conflict, and global governance. Prior to this, Lori worked for the Center for Urban Community Services, a U.S.-based not-for-profit organization specializing in providing housing for the homeless and formerly homeless who have special needs. Lori is a graduate of the Columbia School of Social Work and is currently completing her doctorate in social welfare.


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Author Jack Ciancio on supporting post‐traumatic stress disorder victims

Author reading. Post‐traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is the emotional ghost of a life‐threatening event. It lingers in the shadows of […]


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Jack Irving Matthews

Matthews—Jack Irving Matthews, 90, on October 3, 2015. Jack was born on July 2, 1925, in a Baltimore County, Md., […]

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A Celebration of Life and Death

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. Murphy


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God the Trickster?

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.


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Lorie Dodge Leininger

Leininger—Lorie Dodge Leininger, 89, on July 29, 2016, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Lorie was born on August 9, 1926, in Vienna, […]

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Milestones: April 2014

Notices for Barbara M. Boggs, Olin M. Byerly, Eleanor Means Hull, Jack Kraushaar, Dimitri Mihalas, and Amy Hodel Weber. 🔒 […]

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Quaker House at the United Nations

Imagine you are in the living room of your home. Now imagine the same scene, except that in addition to […]


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Jack Jones, a True Friend to China: The Lost Writings of a Heroic Nobody

Collected and edited by Andrew Hicks. Earnshaw Books, 2015. 370 pages. $50/paperback. This is an expensive book, and it’s obvious […]

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