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Marin-Shankin

I Can Do It

Although I have never been someone who loves sports or competition very much, this year my parents encouraged me to [鈥

Marin Shankin, Grade 8, Buckingham Friends School in Lahaska, Pa., attender of Solebury Meeting in New Hope, Pa.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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Timothy Ferris III (TJ), 20. Heroin addiction. Active user.

Faces of Addiction

A project to make compassion possible.

Eric K. Hatch is a writer, photographer, artist, musician, and get-it-done creative; he can be contacted at [email protected]. A companion book, Faces of Addition, will be available at facesofaddiction.net.

Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
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Art as Soul鈥檚 Sanctuary: Meditations On Arts and Spirituality among Quakers and Beyond

By Jennifer Elam. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 452), 2018. 34 pages. $7/pamphlet. Jennifer Elam is a psychologist, Quaker, and artist/writer/dancer [鈥

Patricia Morrison attends South Mountain Meeting (NPYM) in Ashland, Ore. She works with artists, writers, musicians, and creative professionals to help them make a living, make a life, and make a difference (innerfireouterlight.com). She is working on a book about how to make work that is at the intersection of creativity and social good financially and otherwise sustainable.

Posted in: February 2019, February 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Peter George Walsh

Walsh鈥擯eter George Walsh, 102, on May 27, 2018, in Takoma Park, Md. Peter was born on March 4, 1916, in [鈥

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Mistress Dyer and the Wilderness

FJ Poetry: Sometimes the wind comes from the bay / and it carries me to the Thames. But rarely. / [鈥

Anne Myles lives in聽Waterloo, Iowa.

Posted in: Poetry, September 2018
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Georgana Falb Foster

Foster鈥擥eorgana Falb Foster, 89, on July 2, 2017, in Greenfield, Mass. Gee was born on May 15, 1928, in Elgin, [鈥

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Draw Your Weapons

By Sarah Sentilles. Random House, 2017. 320 pages. $28/hardcover; $13.99/eBook. Assembled like a collage or impressionist painting, Draw Your Weapons [鈥

Lori Patterson lives in Portland, Ore., where she teaches women鈥檚 studies at her local college, attends Multnomah Meeting in Portland (serving on the Racial Justice Committee), and runs an independent yarn and fiber dyeing business out of her home.鈥

Posted in: August 2018 Books, Going Viral with Quakerism, Quaker Book Reviews
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Among Friends: The Art the World Needs

An introduction to our June/July issue on Creativity and the Arts

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. [email protected]

Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Features
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Art That Works

Can art really change the world?

Joey Hartmann-Dow is a member of Lehigh Valley Meeting in Bethlehem, Pa., and is currently nomadic. You can keep up with her projects and adventures at usandweart.com.

Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Features
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Writing Opp: Creativity and the Arts (Due 3/5)

Early Friends were famously skeptical of art; modern Friends pretty much fully embrace it. Why the abrupt turnaround? What reasons [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal:聽[email protected]

Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
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