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If You Can’t Love an Ordinary Bird
"If you can’t love an ordinary bird, / a cardinal, for example, on a branch..."
Old Bunhill Fields Burial Ground
"What's left of George Fox / is somewhere nearby..."
Nona and the Polenta
—For Ian, Sadie, April: your great-grandmother’s story Lombardia was a banquet before the Germans carvedthe green hills with their black…
Bearing False Witness
Sometimes people aren't who they seem.
Why I Got Arrested at the Border
A walk along the beach—and an interfaith plea for the soul of a nation.
Michael S. Juras
Juras—Michael S. Juras, 62, on September 7, 2017, in Columbia, S.C., unexpectedly, with his loved ones by his side. Michael…
God Sightings on the Hiking Trail
Reflection: Life is dark and life is full of light.
FJ Poetry: Talk of an unhinged jaw sent me plummeting...
Crostini with Olive Tapenade… and Tea
Friends find a tasty way to raise funds for the meeting library.
FJ Poetry: "A songbird awakens /the morning just outside…"
Betty Jamerson Reed
Earthcare: Finding God in the Garden
Working in the earth keeps a Friend grounded.
Counselor Orientation ’99
A tale of a Quaker summertime romance.
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