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Sally’s Care Committee

The punch line of a very long joke left us groaning: “transporting young gulls over sedated lions for immortal porpoises.” […]

Kate Hunter and Nina Sullivan are members of the Vashon Island Worship Group and University Meeting in Seattle, Washington. Kate Hunter has served on and been the clerk of a care committee in her meeting for many years. She writes poetry and short stories, and essays on the subjects of restorative justice and peace. Nina Sullivan's primary social action work has been for Granny's Attic, a thrift store that raises money for a community medical clinic.

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You Are My Sunshine

You Are My Sunshine”—we belt it out every Thursday evening, along with “The Sidewalks of New York,” “A Bicycle Built […]

Yvonne Boeger, a member of Kennett (Pa.) Meeting, is a retired teacher and psychotherapist.

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Spirituality and Old Age

The spiritual aspects of aging are wrapped up in the search that makes meaning out of life. There comes a […]

Edward Hoare is a member of Mid-Somerset Monthly Meeting in England. He is co-leader of a Quaker group now compiling a handbook entitled Spirituality in Later Life: Towards a Listening Ministry.

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On West

Mary is sitting in her usual corner. She just rocks herself in her chair and cries most of the day. […]

Wynne Busby is a British Friend living in Cummington, Massachusetts, and is a member of Northampton (Mass.) Meeting.

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