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Lila-Safavi

From Competition to Cooperation

My first exposure to competitive club travel sports was a difficult one, primarily because of the attitude and actions of [鈥

Lila Safavi, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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How I Found God in Competitive Sports

How can we explore the edge of our abilities?

Jon Watts is a Quaker living in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa. He enjoys volleyball, tennis, and trying to beat his own record for hiking the length of the Wissahickon Valley. When he鈥檚 not competing, Jon is interviewing Quakers for the QuakerSpeak project or composing Quaker-related music.

Posted in: Features, Friendly Competition?
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Edward Draper Baker

Baker鈥擡dward Draper Baker, 68, on October 29, 2017, at home in Ashaway, R.I., after a valiant five鈥恲ear struggle with cancer. [鈥

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Helen Jane Finney File

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Quaker Works April 2019

This semiannual feature highlights the recent works of Quaker organizations in eight categories.

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News, February 2019

British Friends and Palestine announcment; new directors at Quaker Voluntary Service and Belize Friends Ministries.

Posted in: February 2019, News
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The Parents鈥 Guide to Climate Revolution: 100 Ways to Build a Fossil鈥怓ree Future, Raise Empowered Kids, and Still Get a Good Night鈥檚 Sleep

By Mary DeMocker. New World Library, 2018. 360 pages. $16.95/paperback or eBook. Oh my gosh, what an incredible read this [鈥

Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting. She and her husband live in a solar-powered, net zero energy home in the woods. They are active in the Transition Town Movement in their community and with Friends in New England. She is author of Rising to the Challenge: The Transition Movement and People of Faith.

Posted in: January 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
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John Rudolph Kern

Kern鈥擩ohn Rudolph Kern, 78, on March 18, 2018, in Abingdon, Va., where he suffered a heart attack. John was born [鈥

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Rusty Friend of Hardin's Creek Friends Church in Leesburg, Ohio, speaks at Wilmington Yearly Meeting annual sessions in July. Photo 漏 Dan Kasztelan, Friends United Meeting.

News, October 2018

Departures from Wilmington Yearly Meeting; new head of Olney Friends School appointed.

Posted in: Meetings and Money, News
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The Magnificent Story: Uncovering a Gospel of Beauty, Goodness, and Truth

By James Bryan Smith. IVP Books, 2017. 190 pages. $22/hardcover; $21.99/eBook. James Bryan Smith is a 鈥渕agnificent鈥 writer; that is, [鈥

Michael Willett Newheart is a member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting and professor emeritus of New Testament Language and Literature at Howard University School of Divinity.

Posted in: August 2018 Books, Going Viral with Quakerism, Quaker Book Reviews
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