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The Need for Radical Acceptance

I’m a 26‐year‐old African American Quaker. There are parts of my life that seem typical to the lives of young […]

Tai Amri Spann-Wilson, a member of Durham (Maine) Meeting, currently resides in Lawrence, Kans., where he is seeking guidance from the Spirit in sustainable community living. He is a recent graduate from Naropa University's Writing and Poetics Department and loves writing short fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and prose.

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The Prophetic Journey

In a time of perpetual war and violence, unprecedented greed, and environmental devastation, the Religious Society of Friends, with some […]

Christina Repoley grew up in Charlotte (N.C.) Meeting and currently lives in Greensboro, where she attends both Friendship Meeting and Faith Community Church. She is a 2002 graduate of Guilford College and the Quaker Leadership Scholars Program. She is a member of Friends General Conference's new Youth Ministries Committee. This fall she becomes the Peace Education Coordinator for American Friends Service Committee, Southeastern Regional Office, in Atlanta, Ga.

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”Visions of Quaker Ministry

I’m writing here on the experiences I’ve had growing up as a liberal Quaker in the North and what I’ve […]

Tristan Wilson is a member of Chester (Pa.) Meeting. A philosophy major at Guilford College, he has been attending the college's weekly semiprogrammed service for the past two and a half years. While having a leading towards Quaker ministry, his only current calling is a passionate attraction to swing dancing.

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Quakerism for One

“Mariah, come to the office! You have a letter!” My boss was as shocked and excited as I was. It […]

Mariah Miller is a member of Clear Creek Meeting in Richmond, Ind. She has recently attended meeting in Freiburg, Germany; Durban, South Africa; and Nairobi, Kenya. She hopes to attend meeting in New Delhi, India, and Santa Cruz, Bolivia, where she will be completing the next steps in her Master of Arts program in Global Studies. She thanks Friends in all of these meetings and at Friends Theological College in Kaimosi, Kenya, for their spiritual support during her travels.

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The ‘Quaker sweat’ is an important rite of passage

I read with concern the letters in the December 2005 Forum regarding the Quaker sweat lodge and Friends General Conference. […]

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