Sometimes we need the buses, dogs, and loud neighbors to enter the deepest silence of the meetinghouse.
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Ben Handy is a member of Frankford Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He has a boring job and a lovely family. He mostly spends his free time trying to figure out where he put his glasses, and why he can never seem to get anything done.Posted in: Features, February 2020
Watching someone’s drug use spiral out of control.
Andrew Huff served with Quaker Voluntary Service in Boston, Mass., in 2015–16. He attends Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.Posted in: 2020, Drugs, Features
The rhythms of a life stuck in a daily cycle of brokenness and violence.
r. scot miller attends Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Mich., with his spouse, Jenn, and their family. He holds graduate degrees from Earlham School of Religion (MA and MDiv) and Grand Valley State University (MSW). He is currently a PhD student at Chicago Theological Seminary.Posted in: Drugs, Features
A crossword puzzle for Friends of all ages to enjoy!
Laura Taylor Kinnel, who was once a young Friend, is a member of Newtown (Pa.) Meeting.Posted in: Features, Quaker Kids
By Pamela Haines. Christian Alternative Books, 2019. 80 pages. $10.95/paperback; $5.99/eBook.
Steve Chase is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and the Academic Initiatives manager at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict.Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
Ricks—R. Arnold Ricks III, 94, on February 24, 2018, at home in Bennington, Vt. Arnold was born on August 23, […]
An American Friend looks at the strong community at his Kenyan church.
David Zarembka is a Quaker peace activist in Eastern Africa. Since 2007, he has lived in Lumakanda, a small town in western Kenya, with his Kenyan wife, Gladys Kamonya. David writes a weekly blog, Reports from Kenya, on current happenings in East Africa. To sign up, contact him at [email protected]Posted in: Features, Friends in Africa
Happ—Robert J. Happ, 71, on March 26, 2019, suddenly, at home in Chalfont, Pa. Bob was born on February 16, […]
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
FJ Poetry: “Spent the day preparing the way…”