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Milestones & Obituaries
Dusinberre—Ione Dusinberre, of Sandy Spring, Md., 89, on August 9, 2019, of age-related conditions. Ione was born on August 2,…
Bearing False Witness
Sometimes people aren't who they seem.
Mistress Dyer and the Wilderness
FJ Poetry: Sometimes the wind comes from the bay / and it carries me to the Thames. But rarely. /…
Meeting with Friends in an Old Library
A visitor settles down at the library table at Beacon Hills Friends House.
After the Marathon Bombing
FJ Poetry: What shall we do with the stillness, do with the hate and the pity?
Biorn-Hansen—Sonja Biorn-Hansen, 58, on February 6, 2016, in Portland, Ore. Sonja was born on October 21, 1957, in Boston, Mass.…
Poet Meredith Trede reads “I Tell Him About the Body Bags”
FJ Poetry: Meredith Trede is a poet and editor. Her collection, Field Theory, was published by SFA Press, Stephen F.…
I Tell Him about the Body Bags
Friends Journal poetry: He loads the dishwasher, his Mom’s birthday / dinner done...
A Long Way To Run In This Cruelest of Months
Phidippides / Two thousand and some years ago / ran all alone / on his forty thousand meter footfall from…
Robert E. Young
Light a Candle
Boston is ablaze with anger, candles, and prayers… I add my candles and prayers for the victims
Where Do Friends Worship?
On February 20, 2011, there was two feet of snow on the ground in Wilmington, Massachusetts. Five people, dressed like…
Mary Fisher: Maidservant Turned Prophet
When Friends in Moscow recently designed a postcard to share the message of Quakerism, the 17th-century Quaker they chose to…
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