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Of Stinkbugs and God

Spiritual nurture and young children.

Joshua Valle is a pre-K teacher at Friends School of Baltimore, his alma mater. He lives in Baltimore, Md., with his wife and daughter (a Friends School student) and enjoys reading, writing, and spending time in the woods.

Posted in: April 2014: Education, Features
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Ordinary Miracles: Awakening to the Holy Work of Parenting / Their Name Is Today: Reclaiming Childhood in a Hostile World (Books)

Ordinary Miracles: By Rachel S. Gerber. Herald Press, 2014. 145 pages. $12.99/paperback; $8.99/eBook.   Their Name Is Today: By Johann [鈥

Tom and Sandy Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting. They are storytellers, booksellers, and co-authors of the Earthcare for Childrencurriculum.

Posted in: April 2015 Books, April 2015: Mentorship: Teaching Our Values, Quaker Book Reviews
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Milestones April 2015

Births, deaths, and marriages among Friends. 馃敀

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The Meanings of Endings

Every ending transforms us.

Jim Ross is a public health researcher and an attender at Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting. He is a resident of Silver Spring, Md.聽Author audio reading available.

Posted in: Features, February 2015: Life Transitions
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Milestones February 2015

Births, deaths, and marriages among Friends. 馃敀

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On Being Good

Opening up those parts of ourselves we keep in the shadows.

Sharon Goens-Bradley works for the American Friends Service Committee and is the Healing Justice Program director in the Twin Cities office in Minnesota. Sharon has a master's degree in counseling psychology and has worked as a mediator, circle keeper, and restorative justice practitioner. She lives in Minneapolis with her wife and daughter.

Posted in: Features, October 2014: Experience of Friends of Color
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We Think He Might Be a Boy

Raising a transgender child.

Su Penn writes about the Tiny Tornado, homeschooling, adoption, Quakerism, and much more at聽tapeflags.blogspot.com.

Posted in: August 2013: Parenting, Features
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Online Forum: Pacifism and Peace

One of the most important testimonies of the Quaker faith is peace. In times of war, Quakers have a long [鈥

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Pretending to Be What You鈥檙e Not

Are you ever surprised when your perception of people is completely different from the way they see themselves? That there [鈥

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Wielding Thor鈥檚 Hammer: What It Means to Write as Ministry

According to an old Norse legend of the early days in the time before this time, the god Thor patrolled [鈥

Susan Yanos is director of the Ministry of Writing Program at Earlham School of Religion.

Posted in: Features
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