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Looking at the Stars: Two Quaker Women Astronomers

Each summer when I was a little girl, my grand-mother鈥檚 cousin, Marjorie Williams, and her father would visit our family. [鈥

Marjorie Pickett Xavier is a Friend who grew up in Indiana and graduated from Earlham College. She lives in Hayward, California, and works for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in San Francisco.

Posted in: April 2001, Features
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Let鈥檚 Grow Together

An interview with Marjorie Herbert

This interview was conducted by associate editor Gail Whiffen. Our Let鈥檚 Grow Together series profiles those who are newer to Friends. Do you know someone we should interview? Reach us at [email protected]

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Let's Grow Together
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Books December 2013: A Young Friends Bookshelf

Reviews of children鈥檚 books.

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Let鈥檚 Grow Together: Interview with Jacob Nelson

We are all Quakers: Let鈥檚 grow together.

Jon Berry is a Friends Journal trustee. He lives and worships in New York City. Do you know someone we should interview? Reach us at edito[email protected].

This interview has been edited slightly from the print version.

Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Let's Grow Together
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Education and Service Projects in Vietnam

The wounds of war do not go away when the fighting stops. Both the physical and emotional wounds persist for [鈥

Marjorie E. Nelson, a member of Athens (Ohio) Meeting, retired at the end of June 2009 after 32 years of teaching medical students at Ohio University. For the past three years she has traveled to Quang Ngai province in Vietnam where she volunteers with Madison Quakers, Inc.

Posted in: Features
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One Bad Apple: A Meditation on Organic Applesauce

I spent the week before Labor Day at my family farm in Michigan making applesauce. This has been a custom [鈥

Marjorie E. Nelson is a member of Athens (Ohio) Meeting.

Posted in: Features
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Donald Paul Irish

Irish鈥擠onald Paul Irish, 97, on April 14, 2017, in Saint Paul, Minn. Don was born on July 31, 1919, in [鈥

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If You Plant a Seed

By Kadir Nelson. Balzer & Bray, 2015. 32 pages. $18.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 4鈥8. Kadir Nelson takes us into [鈥

Phila Hoopes is an eclectic Friend who attends Homewood and Patapsco Meetings in Maryland and pursues the experience of the Light in all faiths.

Posted in: May 2016 Young Friends Bookshelf, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality, Quaker Book Reviews
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Climate Change Can鈥檛 Wait for Quaker Time

Balancing patience with urgency in the monthly meeting.

Marjorie McKelvey Isaacs is a member of Community Friends Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio, and clerks the meeting鈥檚 earthcare committee. Marjorie is also preparing a guidebook that helps most willing adults provide a child-sized way into silent worship and the direct experience of God. She has a private practice in psychology.

Posted in: Features, September 2016
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Quaker Works October 2018

A semiannual feature to connect Friends Journal readers to the good works of Quaker organizations.

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