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What Did Easter Mean to Early Quakers?

Early Friends’ understanding of the resurrection was colored by their experience of the presence of God in their midst.

David K. Leonard is a member of Birmingham (Pa.) Meeting, which invited him to share these thoughts as a talk on Easter Sunday in 2019.

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Me and My Maker

A Friend’s idea of Christianity is one of a relationship with her maker.

A textile designer by profession, Edwina Dankwa Assan founded the social enterprise Edtex over 20 years ago to ethically produce handmade, color-fast fabrics for fashion designers and home decorators. She is a member of Hill House Meeting in Accra, Ghana.

Posted in: Faith and Practice, Quaker Kids
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We Are Pilgrims on a Journey

A faithful response to climate change.

Jay O'Hara is a member of Sandwich (Mass.) Meeting, and a co-founder of the Climate Disobedience Center, climatedisobedience.org. The NEYM Prophetic Climate Action Working Group consists of Alice Grendon, Brian Drayton, Dunan Herman-Parks, Jay O'Hara, John Humphries, Katherine Fisher, Louis Cox, Meg Klepack, Minga Claggett-Borne, Peter Blood-Patterson, Ruah Swennerfeldt, and Wendy Schlotterbeck.

Posted in: Faith and Practice, Quaker Lifestyles
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Preparing for Intimacy with God

Faith and Practice: Leaving worship in a state of discontent.

Elliott Robertson is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. He is a writer, poet, and workshop leader. His article "Grateful for the Light of Christ" was published by Daily Word in August 2016.

Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Faith and Practice
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Dispatches from a Week of Piano Practice

Faith and practice.

Margery Abbott is a released Friend under the care of Multnomah Meeting in Portland, Ore. She is the author of numerous books and articles and is currently working on a book tentatively titled Walk Humbly, Serve Boldly.

Posted in: Faith and Practice, September 2016
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Garden II, ink on paper, by artist and Zen Master Rebecca Nie. View more of her work at rebexart.com.

The Zen of Quakerism

Faith and Practice.

Peter Taylor worked as a social worker and practiced Zen in Toronto, Canada. He now lives in New Jersey with his wife, Lily, and daughter, Abby, managing a family farm and wildlife preserve. He is a member of Westfield Meeting in Cinnaminson, N.J., and has published three books from his blog Zenmister.com.

Posted in: Faith and Practice, February 2016
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