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Violence and Light

Halloween Night, 2007: Detroit It is Halloween, and we are at the Detroit Zoo. I am walking past brightly painted […]

Lisa Sinnett lives and works in Detroit, Mich., and has been attending Detroit and Ann Arbor meetings regularly since 1992. Her last submission to Friends Journal, a poem titled "Driving to El Salvador with Hector and Domingo," published in April 2006, earned an Award of Excellence (first place) from the Associated Church Press. She thanks Helen Horn (Athens, Ohio, Meeting) and Claire Crabtree for their support and care of her writer's voice.


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A Detroit Public Schoolteacher’s Notebook

I’m talking to Friends after meeting, seeking a word to describe my experiences teaching in Detroit this year, my 17th […]

Lisa Sinnett attends Detroit and Ann Arbor (Mich.) Meetings. She is writing a series of short stories about Detroit and is studying nonviolence at Wayne State University in her spare time. Read her new blog at http://www.detroitteach.wordpress.com.


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On Abuse and Healing

One of the joys of my work with Friends Journal is the opportunity to travel among Friends. Two summers ago, […]


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