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Sabbath

FJ Poetry: “Spent the day preparing the way…”

Jessie Brown lives in Arlington, Mass.

Posted in: Poetry, September 2019
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Spiritual Simplicity

There’s more to simplicity than tidying up our physical spaces.

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

Posted in: Features, September 2019
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Are You a Quaker?

Fourth Season’s Featured Video

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Butcher Hogs for Sale

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
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Forum April 2019

Letters from our readers.

Posted in: Forum, Humor in Religion
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Faith Action Climate Team prepares to march. © Abby Brockway.

Faithful Action on Climate Change

Turning Quaker concerns into mass movements.

Lynn Fitz-Hugh is a mother, a climate activist, and a psychotherapist. She is a member of Olympia (Wash.) Meeting. She was the founder of 350Seattle.org, and is the cofounder of Faith Action Climate Team.

Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
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From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea

By Kai Cheng Thom, illustrated by Wai‐Yant Li and Kai Yun Ching. Arsenal Pulp Press, 2017. 40 pages. $17.95/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. […]

Retired school librarian Margaret T. Walden is a member of Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting. Some of her grandchildren, whom she loves dearly, are in the LGBTQ community.

Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
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The Triumphant Tale of the House Sparrow

By Jan Thornhill. Groundwood Books, 2018. 44 pages. $18.95/hardcover; $16.95/eBook. Recommended for ages 9–12. Jan Thornhill has created a beautiful […]

Katie Green attends Clearwater Meeting in Dunedin, Fla. She is a storyteller, workshop facilitator, and writer.

Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
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Shaw—Mary Dearden Shaw, 92, on April 3, 2018, in State College, Pa. Mardy was born on November 14, 1925, in […]

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Mistress Dyer and the Wilderness

FJ Poetry: Sometimes the wind comes from the bay / and it carries me to the Thames. But rarely. / […]

Anne Myles lives in Waterloo, Iowa.

Posted in: Poetry, September 2018
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