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A Consideration of Metaphors

Our spiritual metaphors can help us experience the truth from different perspectives.

Rhiannon Grant works at Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre in Birmingham, UK, supporting Quaker Roles courses and the Centre for Research in Quaker Studies. She is a member of Bournville Meeting, part of Central England Area Meeting, and Britain Yearly Meeting. Her book on Quaker theology, _Telling the Truth about God_, will be published in March 2019.


Posted in: Features, Quakers and Christianity
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Maryhelen Hintz Snyder

Snyder鈥擬aryhelen Hintz Snyder, 85, on January 23, 2018, in Vienna, Va. Mel was born on October 6, 1932, in Brooklyn, [鈥

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God Sightings on the Hiking Trail

Reflection: Life is dark and life is full of light.

Bernadette Kero is a retired nurse and has been a regular attendee at Klamath Falls Friends Church in Oregon for three years. She鈥檚 a member of the Peace and Social Concerns Committee and enjoys volunteering at Friends Food Pantry and hiking.


Posted in: Going Viral with Quakerism, Reflection
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Spirit?

Spirit seems to have assumed a major office among Friends.

Ann Birch is聽a member of El Paso (Texas) Meeting; she is an academic reference librarian, grandmother, and actor in local theater.


Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Viewpoint
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Community or Competition

I shakily stepped out of the car. I had to grip the door for support. Even though it was a [鈥

Olivia Dietrich, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School


Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Passages

FJ Poetry: Perhaps my death will be like Dad鈥檚鈥

Marsha Foss lives in聽Saint Paul, Minn.


Posted in: Healing, Poetry
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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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How Far Can We Take Thou Shalt Not Judge?

Can we examine our judgements and find reasons to understand?

Rebecca Payne is a member of Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Mich. She works for the State of Michigan. She is on the board of the Greater Lansing Peace Education Center and edits the Peace Notes newsletter.


Posted in: Online Features, September 2017
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Friends Bearing Food

Poetry: 鈥淲ord goes out, and they start to come鈥

David Black lives in聽Louisa, Va.


Posted in: Poetry, The Art of Dying
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Silence in the Noise

The world is so noisy, especially now. We are surrounded by so much racket that it鈥檚 hard to discern how [鈥

Mary Braden lives in Baltimore, Md.


Posted in: February 2017, Viewpoint
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