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Emily Provance, a member of Fifteenth Street Meeting in New York City, is called to a ministry of hearth building. She is an associate of Good News Associates, which supports non-institutional ministries.
NiaDwynwen Thomas, a member of Northampton (Mass.) Meeting, serves as New England Yearly Meeting's Quaker practice and leadership facilitator.Posted in: Features, June/July 2019: Food Choices
A sign on the side of the road sparks a crisis of conscience.
Dayna Baily lives in southeastern Pennsylvania with her family, for whom plant-based cooking is both a delicious source of good nutrition and a private form of nonviolent protest against a cruel status quo. She worships at Penn Hill Meeting in Wakefield, Pa., and participates in Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Right Relationship with Animals Working Group.Posted in: Features, June/July 2019: Food Choices
The urgency of transforming our systems for food production.
After retiring in early 2015, Jim Ross jumped back into creative pursuits. He’s since published 75 pieces of nonfiction, several poems, and 200 photos in 80 journals in North America, Europe, and Asia. Jim and his wife—parents of two health professionals, grandparents of four toddlers—attend Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting.Posted in: June/July 2019: Food Choices, Online Features
By Sy Montgomery, illustrated by Rebecca Green. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018. 208 pages. $20/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. A memoir has the power […]
Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.Posted in: June/July 2019 Books, June/July 2019: Food Choices, Quaker Book Reviews
Lee—Richard Kenneth Lee, 69, on August 5, 2018, at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Mich., of complications from a fall. Richard […]
I came home, excited after a day full of learning, to find my mother waiting for me at the door […]
Ilaria Luna, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
Competition surrounds my life. In almost everything I do there is some sort of a competition involved even when there […]
Nicole Sosnik, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
By Dow Phumiruk, illustrated by Ziyue Chen. Sleeping Bear Press, 2018. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover or eBook. Recommended for ages 5–8. […]
Lisa Rand works with youth at a public library in southeastern Pennsylvania.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
By Aisha Saeed. Nancy Paulsen Books, 2018. 240 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 10 and up. “But life isn’t […]
Judith Favor belongs to Claremont Meeting in southern California. She is an author, contemplative writing facilitator, soul friend, and great-grandmother.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
Powell—William H. Powell, 70, on September 26, 2017, in Casa Grande, Ariz. Bill was born on January 7, 1947, in […]
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous