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Bearing False Witness

Sometimes people aren’t who they seem.

Andrew Huff served with Quaker Voluntary Service in Boston, Mass., in 2015–16. He attends Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. Names and details have been altered for privacy.

Posted in: Features, February 2019
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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. / […]

Anne Myles lives in Waterloo, Iowa.

Posted in: Poetry, September 2018
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Solutionary Rail: A people‐powered campaign to electrify America’s railroads and open corridors to a clean energy future

By Bill Moyer, Patrick Mazza and the Solutionary Rail Team. Backbone Campaign, 2016. 107 pages. $19.95/paperback. Many years ago, as […]

Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting and active in New England Yearly Meeting’s Earthcare Ministry Committee. She is the author of Rising to the Challenge: The Transition Movement and People of Faith.

Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
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Meeting with Friends in an Old Library

A visitor settles down at the library table at Beacon Hills Friends House.

Sheilah Hill has conducted mental health programs at such organizations as Bronx Lebanon Hospital; Allegheny University; and the Learning Annex, New York City. Her books include, Somewhere on the Edge of Dreaming; They That Sow in Tears; and La Verde de la Vida, Wisdom for the Abortion War.

Posted in: Features, Quaker Libraries
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After the Marathon Bombing

FJ Poetry: What shall we do with the stillness, do with the hate and the pity?

Lisa DeSiro lives in Cambridge, Mass.

Posted in: January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace, Poetry
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Sonja Biorn‐Hansen

Biorn‐Hansen—Sonja Biorn‐Hansen, 58, on February 6, 2016, in Portland, Ore. Sonja was born on October 21, 1957, in Boston, Mass. […]

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Mary Dyer: Friend of Freedom

By John Briggs. Atombank Books, 2014. 102 pages. $6.99/paperback; $2.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 8–12. If Quakers were predisposed to naming […]

Katie Green is a member of Worcester (Mass.) Meeting, where she edits their newsletter and teaches First-day school. She is also a storyteller and has led workshops at the Friends General Conference Gathering and New England Yearly Meeting Sessions.

Posted in: December 2015 Books, December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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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. […]

Posted in: Audio, Unfeatured
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I Tell Him about the Body Bags

Friends Journal poetry: He loads the dishwasher, his Mom’s birthday / dinner done…

Meredith Trede lives in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Poetry
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Where Do Friends Worship?

On February 20, 2011, there was two feet of snow on the ground in Wilmington, Massachusetts. Five people, dressed like […]

Posted in: Departments
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