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<i>The Meeting House</i> by Mark Reigelman II, on the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston, Mass. Photo © Sarah Nichols. Read more in our <a href="/quaker-humor-intro/">introduction to this issue</a>.

April 2019 Full Access

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Writing Opp: Humor in Religion (closed)

Magazine ISO legit funny Quaker joke, apply here.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

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Unapproved Minutes from the Peaceable Kingdom

The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf […]

Chel Avery, director of Quaker Information Center in Philadelphia, Pa., is a member of Goshen (Pa.) Meeting.

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Noah’s Problem

It rained last winter. A lot. It rained for 35 straight days. Then there was a sunny day. Then it […]

David H. Albert is a member of Olympia (Wash.) Meeting and moderator of the Quaker Homeschooling Circle.

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Litter Picking

Okay, I’ll fess up. There’s no hiding it—all the gang members who hang out in our neighborhood park already know […]

Chuck Hosking and his wife, Mary Ann Fiske, live in Albuquerque, N. Mex. They are members of Harare (Zimbabwe) Meeting. They invite Friends to donate to the Zimbabwe Famine Relief Fund at Schenectady (N.Y.) Meeting all the money they'll save in health club fees and doctor bills by staying fit through litter-picking.

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A Frog Fable

Frogs from near and far gather at the edge of Quaker Pond adjacent to the old meetinghouse, croaking loudly as […]

Stanley Zarowin, a member of North Meadow Circle of Friends in Indianapolis, Ind., writes about computer technology for a national magazine, the Journal of Accountancy. He moved to Indiana from New York four years ago and is introducing the Alternatives to Violence Project prison workshops in the state.

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The Great Leveling

The “Great Leveling” emerged from the oddest coalition of political representatives ever witnessed in this nation. As the abyss between […]

Robin Carter, an admirer of Friends Journal and especially its Milestones column, attended Omaha (Nebr.) Meeting occasionally over a ten-year period and for several years lived too far from meetings to attend, but now lives "tantalizingly close" to Brevard (N.C.) Meeting. She considers herself a "Friend-in-waiting."

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Comforting the Comforter

Meals on Wheels. Last delivery of the route. Molly. A lonely old widow. I wait patiently as she tells me […]

George Gjelfriend, a member of Asheville (N.C.) Meeting, teaches First-day school for teenagers, teaches chess, and has published a book for children, High Island Treasure.

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Genesis 1.0

In the beginning, it was a two‐day job, three at the outside; but you know how it is with construction. […]

Paul Buckley, a Quaker historian and theologian, is a member of Clear Creek Meeting in Richmond, Ind., and attends North Meadow Circle of Friends in Indianapolis, Ind.

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Speaking into the Silence

 

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