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Viewpoint: Jesus, Forgiveness, and Nonviolence

Nonviolence does not mean that we do not resist evil. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ [鈥

Marsha D. Holliday lives in聽Washington, D.C.


Posted in: February 2019, Viewpoint
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Emma Membreno-Sorto sharing a statement at the March 14 press conference held at Albuquerque Meeting. Image from YouTube.

Provide Sanctuary

It is time for people of conscience to embrace the brothers and sisters among us. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign [鈥

Michael Resman lives in聽Rochester, Minn.


Posted in: Quakers and Christianity, Viewpoint
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Spirit?

Spirit seems to have assumed a major office among Friends.

Ann Birch is聽a member of El Paso (Texas) Meeting; she is an academic reference librarian, grandmother, and actor in local theater.


Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Viewpoint
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Viewpoint: Influencing People Who Shape Public Policy

Tips to make sure one鈥檚 advocacy actually influences policymakers.

Barbara Hildt is a member of Amesbury (Mass.) Meeting who was elected five times to serve from 1983-1993 as Massachusetts state representative for First Essex District.


Posted in: February 2018, Viewpoint
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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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Viewpoint: Borderland

The edges of the sensed world. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this [鈥

John Pitts Corry lives in聽Albuquerque, N.M.


Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Viewpoint
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Terrorism and Not Being Afraid

Letting go of our fears and finding genuine peace.

Robert Griswold lives in聽Denver, Colo.


Posted in: Quaker Libraries, Viewpoint
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The Tapestry of Meeting for Worship

Viewpoint: Uncovering a new dimension of meeting. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read [鈥

Thomas Sander lives in聽Lincoln, Mass.

 


Posted in: The Art of Dying, Viewpoint
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Love Cannot Be Overwhelmed

Viewpoint: Love cannot be overwhelmed. Love stays. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read [鈥

Michael Lane lives in聽Burlington, N.J.


Posted in: June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem, Viewpoint
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Quakers, Restrooms, and the Learning Curve

Quakers tend to follow the leading to be in the world but not of it, although last summer gave us [鈥

Debby Churchman lives in Arlington, Va., and works for Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.).


Posted in: Quaker Summers, Viewpoint
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