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Finding My Place as a Transitional Friend

Transformation and acceptance in the spiritual in‐between spaces.

Daniel Allen divides his time between Quaker projects and writing software for the University of Waterloo. He is a member of Kitchener Area (Ontario) Meeting.

Posted in: Features, September 2014
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The S Word

“You could tell he was pissed off.”

Whit Young is a failed Quaker and a former sergeant in the Marine Corps. A newbie writer, Whit tries to explore the expanding pace and confusion of modern events as they impact our personal experiences. He writes about questions, not answers. This story was inspired by true events.

Posted in: February 2016, Reflection
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John Greenleaf Whittier: A Bicentennial Reflection

The birthday of one of the United States’ most popular Quakers was once a national event. Around the firesides and […]

Thomas Becknell is professor of English at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minn., where he teaches courses in American Literature and Environmental Writing. His book, Of Earth and Sky: Spiritual Lessons from Nature, reflects his passionate interest in the natural world and Christian spirituality.

Posted in: Features
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Hard‐Wired for Hope

The war between Palestinians and Israelis continues with no end in sight. The combatants behave almost as if they have […]

Earl Whitted, an attender at Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting, writes that he is "a former Army paratrooper who has learned that it is better to teach peace than to make war."

Posted in: Features
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Forum, August 2016

Letters from our readers.

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Student Voices Project 2017 Participants

A full list of students who submitted this year.

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Milestones October 2015

Births, deaths, and marriages among Friends.

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On Seeking Membership (and Other Things)

After seven years of regular attendance at University Friends Meeting, Seattle, I decided to seek membership in the Religious Society […]

Dana B. Standish is a member of University Friends Meeting in Seattle, Washington. © 2001 Dana B. Standish

Posted in: April 2001, Features
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