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Jane Braucher Volckhausen

Volckhausen鈥擩ane Braucher Volckhausen, 100, on January 26, 2019, peacefully, at home in Boulder, Colo., surrounded by her family. Jane was [鈥

Posted in: Gambling, Milestones
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The Threshold of Light

By Michael S. Glaser. Bright Hill Press. 2019. 54 pages. $10/paperback.

Brian Drayton worships with Souhegan Meeting in Wilton, N.H., allowed by Weare (N.H) Meeting.

Posted in: Friends in Africa, October 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Robert J. Happ

Happ鈥擱obert J. Happ, 71, on March 26, 2019, suddenly, at home in Chalfont, Pa. Bob was born on February 16, [鈥

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Ralph Waldo Lugbill

Lugbill鈥擱alph Waldo Lugbill, 86, on July 4, 2017, in Boulder, Colo., peacefully and without pain, with his family by his [鈥

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Fallen Salem Oak. Photo by essica Waddington.

The Mighty Salem Oak

Remembering a tree that has seen much Lenape and Quaker history over its 600鈥恲ear lifespan.

Jessica Waddington is a member of Salem (N.J.) Meeting. She grew up across the street from the historic Salem Oak and Friends Burial Ground, where many of her relatives are buried. She now lives in Cherry Hill, N.J., with her husband, Adam Ross, and their dog, Luna. Mary Julia Street is milestones editor for Friends Journal.

Posted in: Remembrance, September 2019
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Spiritual Simplicity

There鈥檚 more to simplicity than tidying up our physical spaces.

Andrew Huff served with Quaker Voluntary Service in Boston, Mass. in 2015鈥16. He attends Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: Features, September 2019
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Selling Out to Niceness

The Religious Society of Friends鈥 witness is hidden when we elevate niceness over kindness.

Ann Jerome is a member of Orlando (Fla.) Meeting in Southeastern Yearly Meeting. She has twice helped to found worship groups where she lives in Deland, Fla. Recently she served for two years as a Friend in residence at Pendle Hill study center in Wallingford, Pa.

Posted in: Features, September 2019
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Nan Schwab Pendergrast

Pendergrast鈥擭an Schwab Pendergrast, 98, on December 17, 2018, at her home in Atlanta, Ga. Nan was born on June 17, [鈥

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Barbara Cooper Rosen

Rosen鈥擝arbara Cooper Rosen, 89, on December 19, 2018, peacefully, at home in Ashland, Ore. Barbara was born on April 10, [鈥

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Why I鈥檓 Not a Pacifist

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