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Friends Meetings and Personality Disorders

Setting clear limits and processes can help protect our worship community.

Lynn Fitz-Hugh is a lifelong Friend, a therapist of 20 years, a mother, and a climate activist. She is a member of Eastside Meeting in Bellevue, Wash. She blogs at thefriendlyseeker.blogspot.com.

Posted in: May 2014: Mental Health and Wellness
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Rosary: A Spiritual Journey out of Prison

In 1990, I married a man in prison. I had been a volunteer for many years for the Alternatives to [鈥

Lynn Fitz-Hugh, a member of Eastside Meeting in Bellevue, Washington, is a psychotherapist in private practice and coordinator of the Quest Program, a Quaker voluntary service program of University Friends Meeting in Seattle. © 2002 Lynn Fitz-Hugh

Posted in: Features
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Faith Action Climate Team prepares to march. 漏 Abby Brockway.

Faithful Action on Climate Change

Turning Quaker concerns into mass movements.

Lynn Fitz-Hugh is a mother, a climate activist, and a psychotherapist. She is a member of Olympia (Wash.) Meeting. She was the founder of 350Seattle.org, and is the cofounder of Faith Action Climate Team.

Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
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Bulbs being planted in a garden.

Being Vegetarian is a Climate Issue

A Friend鈥檚 bumpy path toward a lifestyle that鈥檚 lighter on the Earth.

Lynn Fitz-Hugh is a climate activist, parent, psychotherapist, and vegetarian. She belongs to Eastside Meeting in Bellevue, Wash.

Posted in: Quaker Lifestyles
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Quaker Parenting from a Quaker Mother and Daughter

A Quaker type of parenting seen across two generations.

Lynn Fitz-Hugh is a psychotherapist and a founding member of 350seattle.org. 聽She and her daughter both belong to Eastside Meeting in Bellevue, Wash. Sara now goes by Alice Grendon and is in her first year at Hampshire College studying sustainable agriculture and dance. She sojourns at Mount Toby Meeting in Leverett, Mass.

Posted in: April 2015: Mentorship: Teaching Our Values, Features
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Internalized Quakerism

I鈥檓 writing as someone who was raised Quaker, grappling with what I see to be my 鈥渋nternalized Quakerism鈥濃昩oth the good [鈥

Lynn Fitz-Hugh is a member of Eastside Meeting in Bellevue, Wash., and lives in Seattle. 聽She is a mother, a therapist, an activist, and a lifelong Friend.

Posted in: December 2013: Outside the Quaker Bubble, Features
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Diversity and Unity in the Religious Society of Friends

One of the trickiest tasks before the Religious Society of Friends today is embracing our diversity without losing our center, [鈥

Lynn Fitz-Hugh, clerk of Eastside Meeting in Bellevue, Wash., is a therapist and a mother.

Posted in: Features
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Twenty鈥怬ne Tips on Personal Peacemaking

I think we as Quakers spend a lot of time thinking about and discussing peacemaking, but when it comes to [鈥

Lynn Fitz-Hugh, a member of Eastside Meeting in Bellevue, Wash., is a therapist. She is the founder of the Washington State Alternatives to Violence Project. She has broken each of these guidelines at least once!

Posted in: Features
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Vibrant Meetings Grow the Religious Society of Friends

In 2007, Friends World Committee for Consultation reported 35,413 unprogrammed Friends, about one鈥恡enth of 1 percent of the U.S. population. [鈥

Lynn Fitz-Hugh is a member of Eastside Meeting in Bellevue, Wash. She is also a therapist and a mother. She is part of Friends General Conference's Traveling Ministry Program.

Posted in: 2008, Features, May 2008
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Forum, March 2018

Letters and commentary from our readers.

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