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Yard Sale

By Eve Bunting, illustrated by Lauren Castillo. Candlewick Press, 2015. 32 pages. $15.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 3–7. Callie struggles with […]

Margaret T. Walden is a member of the Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting and a retired librarian from Friends School in Detroit in Michigan.

Posted in: December 2015 Books, December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Author Su Penn reads “Beyond Goodness Sex”

From Beyond Goodness Sex: Six people live in our house: me; my partner of two decades; our three children; and […]

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Tiger Heron

By Robin Becker. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014. 65 pages. $15.95/paperback; $10.99/eBook. Like the elegant Costa Rican wading bird of […]

Catherine Wald attends Friends meetings in Westchester County, N.Y. A chapbook of her poetry, Distant, Burned-out Stars, was published in 2011 by Finishing Line Press. Her poems have also been published in numerous journals.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2015 Books, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning, Uncategorized
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Khalid’s Eyes

A brother disappears as a country disintegrates.

Raed Jarrar serves as government relations manager at American Friends Service Committee’s Office of Public Policy and Advocacy in Washington, D.C. Born in Baghdad to an Iraqi mother and a Palestinian father, Raed grew up in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Iraq. Since immigrating to the United States in 2005, he has worked on political and cultural issues that pertain to U.S. engagement in the Arab and Muslim worlds.

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
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The Work Continues

Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the Struggle against Nuclear Weapons.

David Harrington Watt is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. Marian Ronan is a writer based in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
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Candlelight vigil in Madison, Wis., for victims of Charleston church shooting. (via Flickr: Light Brigading)

Finding Fellowship After the Charleston Church Massacre

A Quaker is led to act in solidarity with the black community after the Charleston church shooting.

T. Hamboyan Harrison is a white-presenting member of Third Haven Meeting in Easton, Md., who blogs at lightandlotus.wordpress.com. She is passionate about human rights, living up to our Quaker testimonies, and cats.

Posted in: Online Features, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
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Viewpoint: Take Me Out to the Ball Game

A reader reflection.

Blair Seitz lives in West Reading, Pa.

Posted in: April 2015: Mentorship: Teaching Our Values, Viewpoint
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Milestones April 2015

Births, deaths, and marriages among Friends.

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The Meanings of Endings

Every ending transforms us.

Jim Ross is a public health researcher and an attender at Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting. He is a resident of Silver Spring, Md. Author audio reading available.

Posted in: Features, February 2015: Life Transitions
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Seeking Clearness with Work Transitions

Surrendering to a source of deeper wisdom. With podcast and video author interview.

Iris Graville is a writer from Lopez Island, Wash., where she attends Lopez Island Preparative Meeting and blogs regularly at irisgraville.com. Her first book is Hands at Work; her memoir-in-progress, Hiking Naked—A Quaker Woman’s Search for Balance, is a personal narrative of what she learned while living in Stehekin, Wash.

Posted in: Features, February 2015: Life Transitions
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