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Discovering Fellowship among African American Friends

In 1992, shortly after I joined Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting and officially became a Quaker, it was announced on public [鈥

Elmyra (Amhara) Powell is a member of Orange Grove (Calif.) Meeting and the only Quaker in her entire extended family. A retired trial attorney and former student of theology who was eventually drawn to the mystical aspects of Quakerism, she pursues a ministry of encouraging and supporting other Friends in their ministries and in their spiritual lives.

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Words, Silence, and the Body in Quaker Worship

I have loved the work of Rex Ambler, the English Quaker who has developed Experiment with Light groups, among other [鈥

Stanford J. Searl Jr., a member of Santa Monica (Calif.) Meeting, is the author of several books, including The Meaning of Silence in Quaker Worship and Voices from the Silence. He has taught as a member of the core doctoral faculty at Union Institute and University since 1987.

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Books November 2014

Quaker book reviews

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The Limits of Forgiveness: Case Studies in the Distortion of a Biblical Ideal

By Maria Mayo. Fortress Press, 2015. 253 pages. $39/paperback; $22.99/eBook. Here we have a book that draws us into a [鈥

Brad Sheeks is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting and enjoying retirement with his wife, Patricia McBee.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2016, September 2016 Books
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Milestones August 2012

Campbell鈥擠orothy Emily Carnell Campbell, 96, on September 19, 2011, in Mount San Antonio Gardens Health Center, Pomona, Calif., with her daughter [鈥

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Quaker Seeking: Do We Ever Find Anything?

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The Ministry of Giving Money

A lifetime of unconsciousness around money gives way to sharing.

Merry Stanford is a member of Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Michigan. She works as a psychotherapist, spiritual director, and shamanic practitioner, and currently serves Friends General Conference as clerk of the Development Committee. You can read her blog at sinktotheseed.blogspot.com.

Posted in: October 2012: Wall Street, Main Street, and Meetinghouse Road
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I Am Who I Am

[Moses] came to Horeb, the mountain of God. There the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame [鈥

Merry Stanford, a member of Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Mich., is a psychotherapist and shamanic practitioner. She currently serves Friends as clerk of Lake Erie Yearly Meeting, and as a Couple Enrichment leader with her husband, Peter Wood. She occasionally travels in the ministry among Friends and others.

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Among Friends: Our Money and our Testimonies

I believe strongly in the value of telling people what they鈥檝e meant to me. I recently wrote a thank鈥恲ou note [鈥

Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal.

Posted in: October 2012: Wall Street, Main Street, and Meetinghouse Road
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Amazing Grace

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