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Andrew Huff served with Quaker Voluntary Service in Boston, Mass., in 2015–16. He attends Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. Names and details have been altered for privacy.Posted in: Features, February 2019
A walk along the beach—and an interfaith plea for the soul of a nation.
Lucy Duncan is the director of Friends Relations at American Friends Service Committee. She is a settler, currently residing on unceded Lenni Lenape territory, a storyteller, and an anti-racist activist and teacher.
This article was first published on January 16, 2019 on Friendsjournal.org. It appears in the February 2019 print issue of Friends Journal.Posted in: Features, February 2019
The Green Burial Guidebook: Everything You Need to Plan an Affordable, Environmentally Friendly Burial
By Elizabeth Fournier. New World Library, 2018. 208 pages. $15.95/paperback; $12.76/eBook. I’ve been interested in the idea of a green […]
Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting. She has worked for Earth for many decades and currently is involved in the international Transition Town Movement.Posted in: February 2019, February 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
Juras—Michael S. Juras, 62, on September 7, 2017, in Columbia, S.C., unexpectedly, with his loved ones by his side. Michael […]
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’s 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
FJ Poetry: Talk of an unhinged jaw sent me plummeting…
By Susan Verde, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds. Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2017. 32 pages. $14.95/hardcover; $13.46/eBook. Recommended for […]
Lisa Rand works in youth services at a public library in Berks County, Pa.Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
Friends find a tasty way to raise funds for the meeting library.
Ruthie Tippin is a recorded Friends minister. She has served in pastoral ministry in West Branch, Iowa, and most recently at First Friends Meeting in Indianapolis, Ind. Now retired, Ruthie continues to serve Friends in various ways as a retreat speaker, worship leader, and encourager to meetings and their members.Posted in: Online Features, Quaker Libraries
FJ Poetry: “A songbird awakens /the morning just outside…”
Working in the earth keeps a Friend grounded.
Katie Green is a member and past clerk of Worcester (Mass.) Meeting. She is a storyteller, teacher, and grandmother. Katie taught First-day school in Worcester and edited the Worcester Meeting newsletter. She and her husband, Phil Stone, also attend Clearwater Meeting in Dunedin, Fla.Posted in: Earthcare, September 2017
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous