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A Quaker Feminist’s Perspective on Transsexual Concerns

From the January 2002 issue of Friends Journal What moves me, a biological woman who is happy with my lot, […]

Rose Ketterer, a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting, is active in Quaker Lesbian Conference.


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The Miracle of Forgiveness: A Journey of the Heart

Seeds, whether planted by the human hand or sown by the wind, endure. Covered by earth they rest unseen, waiting […]

After 20 years of teaching in juvenile detention, Roxy Jacobs is now field secretary for Illinois Yearly Meeting.


Posted in: Features, May 2001
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How to Be Happy

The basic question addressed by religion is not “Does God exist?” but rather “How can we find eternal happiness in […]

Peter Bien, a member of Hanover (N.H.) Meeting, is emeritus professor of English and Comparative Literature at Dartmouth College and clerk of the Pendle Hill Publications


Posted in: April 2001, Features
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Difficult Times in Ramallah

This is a difficult note to write. So much has happened and there is so much to say. It has […]


Posted in: Features, March 2001
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Back to Basics

When I was a child my Quaker neighbor kept a large organic garden and several hen houses where he grew […]


Posted in: Features, February 2001
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The Fruit of Her Hands

My mother had intended to get rid of the old pillows. Taking them out her back door one summer day, […]

Rebecca A. Payne is a member of Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Michigan. She is a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service.


Posted in: Features, February 2001
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Father for a Day

When I first realized that my journey from Catholicism to Quakerism had reached a point of no return, one of […]

Shelagh Robinson is a member of Staffordshire Monthly Meeting (UK), attached to Stoke-on-Trent Preparative Meeting.
Reprinted from Quaker Monthly, June


Posted in: Features, February 2001
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A Query Buff Looks at Queries

Quakers did not invent queries. Mothers did. Without queries, motherdom would be ham­strung.

Barry Morley is a member of Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting.Formerly a teacher in Quaker schools, he is presently director of Catoctin Quaker Camp for children​.In the off season he directs Inward Bound programs for adults and music for the Victorian Lyric Opera Company. Sometimes he writes short plays and long opera librettos.


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