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Learning to Speak Community

Last fall in a Quakerism 101 group I facilitated at Cincinnati Friends Meeting, a Friend spoke of a recent conversation […]

Donne Hayden, MDiv, graduated from Earlham School of Religion in 2006. Since July 2008 she has served as minister for Cincinnati (Ohio) Meeting, a semi-programmed meeting in Wilmington Yearly Meeting.


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Convergence among Friends: From the ‘Kitchen’ to the ‘Parlor’

Have you ever sensed that the earliest Quakers had a fire that seems to be missing now? What do we […]

Robin Mohr, a member of San Francisco (Calif.) Meeting, has a weblog, "What Canst Thou Say?" at http://www.robinmsf.blogspot.com. C. Wess Daniels, a member of Barberton (Ohio) Friends Church, currently lives in Los Angeles where he attends Fuller Seminary; he blogs at http://www.gatheringinlight.com.


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Filming the Life of Gobi Women

Leading, 1997 As I sit in meditation, I see single women lliving a nomadic life—women using wool from their sheep […]

Sas Carey, co-clerk of Middlebury (Vt.) Meeting, is director of Life Energy Healing School, which helps students learn to follow their leadings. The school meets in Middlebury for four long weekends a year. More information about the school can be found at http://www.lifenergyheal.com. Nomadicare, a nonprofit organization that she founded, supports the sustainability and cultural survival of nomadic peoples, harmonizes traditional and modern medicine, and documents nomadic ways and heart songs for future generations. More information can be found at http://www.nomadicare.org.


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Building Community under Fire

To understand the Friendly testimonies, including equality, simplicity, and community, it is important to get to know some of the […]


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The Journey to Answering That of God in Everyone

I’m probably one of the few Friends who has an aversion to the term “that of God in every one.” […]

Priscilla Berggren-Thomas is a member of Poplar Ridge (N.Y.) Meeting. She is a student in Earlham School of Religion's Access Program.


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Blessings by Accident

Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in all circumstances, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for […]


Posted in: April 2001, Features
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On Seeking Membership (and Other Things)

After seven years of regular attendance at University Friends Meeting, Seattle, I decided to seek membership in the Religious Society […]

Dana B. Standish is a member of University Friends Meeting in Seattle, Washington. © 2001 Dana B. Standish


Posted in: April 2001, Features
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