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Divine Love in Action

I first met Michael Baldwin and Uriel Orellano when they attended a Couple Enrichment workshop led by my husband and […]

Joan Liversidge is a member of Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting. She and her husband, Rich, serve as leaders and trainers of new leader couples in Friends General Conference’s Couple Enrichment Program.


Posted in: Features
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Art by Alla Podolsky.

The Gluten-Free Pizza Bully

A Friend averts a street brawl.

David Morse is a member of Storrs (Conn.) Meeting, an environmental and human rights activist and author of The Iron Bridge, a novel about eighteenth-century Quaker iron masters. A chapbook of his poems, many involving Quaker themes, was published recently in a volume entitled Embark.


Posted in: December 2012: Hospitality, Features
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Let’s Grow Together: Interview with Meredith and Michael Carlone

Let’s Grow Together interviews those new to Friends.

Trevor Johnson is the editorial fellow at Friends Journal through Quaker Voluntary Service’s second-year Alumni Fellows program.


Posted in: January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Let's Grow Together
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Michael Allen Moore

Moore—Michael Allen Moore, 70, on December 24, 2017, in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Michael was born on December 3, 1946, in […]

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Milestones November 2012

Cargill—Daisy Cargill, 99, on November 4, 2011, in Portland, Oreg., following a stroke. Daisy was born on February 18, 1912, […]

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Simba

“There once was a lonely, sad dog named Simba—a huge, strong Cane Corso, which is an Italian Molosser.”

Levi Veleanu is a sixth grader at Greene Street Friends School. He loves sports (especially tennis), playing piano, and singing with the Keystone State Boychoir. One of Levi’s favorite friends in the world is his dog, Simba. His compassion for animals extends beyond those in his own family and therefore, he is a vegan and an animal protection advocate.


Posted in: April 2014: Education, Student Voices Project, Unfeatured
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Reviving our Testimonies

How do we testify, and to what? 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read […]

Michael D. Levi is a member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting, where he serves as clerk of the Ministry and Worship committee and assistant clerk of the meeting. At work he tries to make economic data accessible and intelligible. At home Michael likes to cook, play bridge, and hang out with his family.


Posted in: Features, June/July 2013: Quaker Testimonies
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Pursuing Justice Requires Boldness

What do you really want when you invite a person of color to the table?

Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds is a professor of law at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, the founding director of the Community Justice Project, and the president of the Minneapolis chapter of the NAACP. She is a nationally recognized expert on issues of race, public policy, economic justice, and the criminal justice system.


Posted in: September 2016
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War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914–1918

By Michael Kazin. Simon & Schuster, 2017. 378 pages. $28/hardcover; $17/paperback (January 2018); $14.99/eBook. This year marks the one-hundredth anniversary […]

Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world history.


Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
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Mississippi River near Fridley, Minn. (c) Gabriel Vanslette/Wikimedia

Life Saving Quaker Practice

It took a diagnosis of cancer for a Friend to take on daily worship.

Michael Bischoff lives in Minneapolis, Minn.


Posted in: Quaker Lifestyles, Viewpoint
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