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One of the 779 porcelain teacups inscribed with flowers. This one has 220 tulips, which represents the number of detainees from Afghanistan.

A Cup of Tea

Creating meaning out of trauma.

Jean Grant is a member of Oread Meeting in Lawrence, Kans., and author of its privately published 50-year history, Seeds of Silence, and a novel, The Burning Veil.

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
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Quaker Works October 2016

A semiannual feature highlighting the recent works of Quaker organizations.

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We Think He Might Be a Boy

Raising a transgender child.

Su Penn writes about the Tiny Tornado, homeschooling, adoption, Quakerism, and much more at tapeflags.blogspot.com.

Posted in: August 2013: Parenting, Features
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Milestones November 2015

Births, deaths, and marriages among Friends.

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The AFSC and School Desegregation

Prince Edward County, Virginia, 1959–1964 The involvement of the Religious Society of Friends in Prince Edward County dates back to […]

Betsy Brinson is a member of Richmond (Va.) Meeting and the meeting's historian. As a public historian, she has conducted oral history interviews for the Virginia Civil Rights Video Initiative and Richmond Holocaust Museum. A former faculty member at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, she has been involved in the production of several film documentaries, for example serving as executive producer of Living the Story: The Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky (58 minutes, 2002), developed from 175 oral history interviews.

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What I Learned from Rachel Hicks

One Friday morning during a Pendle Hill prayer class, Chris Ravndal introduced us to a prayer form he called “Creating […]

Sr. Rachel West is a member of the Order of St. Francis of Oldenburg, Indiana. She spent the 2000-2001 year as a resident student at Pendle Hill. She wrote this essay for "Festival Week," the final week of the autumn term, and it evolved into a Spring 2001 Monday

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Quakers Like Us

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News, August 2019

News of Friends.

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Quaker Works October 2017

A semiannual feature to connect Friends Journal readers to the good works of Quaker organizations* in the following categories: Advocacy […]

Posted in: Conscience, Quaker Works
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Forum October 2015

Letters from our readers.

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