Maurine Pyle in Friends Journal

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Tunnel with Light

Out of Darkness into Light

Exploring our spirituality through metaphor.

Maurine Pyle’s traveling ministry was recorded by Southern Illinois Meeting in 2009. She is pursuing a master’s degree in linguistics at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill.

Posted in: November 2013: Books and Writing
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New Seekers and the Welcoming Community

Seekers” is what Quakers have always been. We have a rich history of seeking God (the Divine, the Light); seeking […]

Suzanne Siverling and Maurine Pyle are members of Lake Forest (Ill.) Meeting. Suzanne serves on the Religious Education Committee for her meeting and for Friends General Conference. Maurine is assistant clerk of Illinois Yearly Meeting and serves with FGC's Traveling Ministries Program.

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My Guatemala Journal

Friday, August 11, 2006 —From Libertyville to Guatemala City My mission for this journey to Guatemala is to conduct community […]

Maurine Pyle, a member of Lake Forest (Ill.) Meeting, is the field secretary for Illinois Yearly Meeting and a volunteer for Play for Peace.

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Among Friends November 2013

“An Invitation to the Table”: An introduction to the November 2013 issue on “Books & Writing”

Gabriel Ehri is Executive Director of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Among Friends, November 2013: Books and Writing
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Forum, February 2019

Letters from our readers.

Posted in: February 2019, Forum
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Forum June/July 2014

Beyond death Beyond the threshold of death is life (“Suicide and the Things We Carry” by C. Wess Daniels, FJ […]

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Forum March 2014

Letters and emails from our readers.

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Focus On the Leading

A small meeting in a college town supports the fledgling ministries of its attenders.

Mariellen Gilpin is a member of Urbana-Champaign Meeting in Urbana, Illinois, and an editor of What Canst Thou Say? a quarterly publication for Quakers who have mystical experiences or pray contemplatively (Whatcanstthousay.org). Mariellen blogs at worshipsharinginprint.wordpress.com. Sometimes she thinks she must be the poster child for the Mistakes in Prayer Society.

Posted in: Features, March 2014: Funding Ministry
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Forum January 2014

Viewpoint The Peace Testimony and the Enduring Light of Christ When George Fox was sent to turn people from darkness […]

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Divine Noises at the Gathering

The Gathering is an exercise in listening for God. Not being a particularly strong candidate for sainthood, I’m always delighted […]

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