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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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Solutionary Rail: A people鈥恜owered campaign to electrify America鈥檚 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 [鈥

Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting and active in New England Yearly Meeting鈥檚 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. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! [鈥

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鈥怘ansen

Biorn-Hansen鈥擲onja Biorn鈥怘ansen, 58, on February 6, 2016, in Portland, Ore. Sonja was born on October 21, 1957, in Boston, Mass. [鈥

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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鈥12. If Quakers were predisposed to naming [鈥

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 鈥淚 Tell Him About the Body Bags鈥

FJ Poetry: Meredith Trede is a poet and editor. Her collection, Field Theory, was published by SFA Press, Stephen F. [鈥

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

Friends Journal poetry: He loads the dishwasher, his Mom鈥檚 birthday / dinner done鈥

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 [鈥

Posted in: Departments
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Mary Fisher: Maidservant Turned Prophet

When Friends in Moscow recently designed a postcard to share the message of Quakerism, the 17th鈥恈entury Quaker they chose to [鈥

Marcelle Martin is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and the resident Quaker Studies teacher at Pendle Hill in Wallingford, Pa.

Posted in: Features
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