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Genesis: Outer Space and Inner Light

Outer space and Inner Light

John A. Minahan is head of the English department at Lincoln School in Providence, R.I., where he also teaches courses in psychology and in world religions. John is the author of three books and has a doctorate in literature from Brown University. He has been a college professor, professional musician, and stay-at-home father.


Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, Features
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Peacefulness in a Chaotic World

Peacefulness has been a common theme throughout my life and my journeys. My mother and father have been through so […]

Zein Mosarsaa, Grade 10, Westtown School


Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Traversing a State of Truth

Part two of “Ohio Yearly Meeting Gathering and Quaker Spring.”

John Andrew Gallery is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., part of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. He is the author of Living in the Kingdom of God. For more information go to johnandrewgallery.com. Susan Smith is a member of Rockingham Meeting near Harrisonburg, Va., part of Ohio Yearly Meeting.


Posted in: Features, Quaker Summers
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Darkness and Light

Lives of Friends 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join […]

Mary Jean Port is a three-time Pushcart Prize nominee. Her chapbook of poems, The Truth About Water, was published in 2009 by Finishing Line Press. She lives in Minneapolis and teaches at the Loft Literary Center. She is a 20-year member of Minneapolis (Minn.) Meeting.


Posted in: Giving and Philanthropy, Lives of Friends
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She Takes a Stand: 16 Fearless Activists Who Have Changed the World

She Takes a Stand: 16 Fearless Activists Who Have Changed the World

By Michael Elsohn Ross. Chicago Review Press, 2015. 192 pages. $19.95/hardcover; $15.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 12 and up. As the […]

Anne Nydam is a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting. A former middle school art teacher, she now stays home with her own children, while working as an artist and writer of books for children.


Posted in: May 2016 Young Friends Bookshelf, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality, Quaker Book Reviews
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Cheering, Leveling, Threshing: A Weekly Hour in the Light

Lives of Friends.

Helen S. Horn and her husband are members of Athens Meeting in Chauncey, Ohio. Her plenary talk at Lake Erie Yearly Meeting, “There is a Fountain: A Quaker Life in Process," was published as a Pendle Hill pamphlet. Friendly Woman and Friends Journal have published her poems. Before retirement, she was a community counselor.


Posted in: Disability and Inclusion, Lives of Friends
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The Prophetic and the Pragmatic in Politics

We are in good company as we fumble and grope to find our way in politics. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? […]

Isaac May is a graduate of Earlham College and Harvard Divinity School. He is currently pursuing a PhD in religious studies at the University of Virginia. Isaac has published several articles on Quaker history. He holds membership in Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting.


Posted in: Features, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process
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What We Stand On and The Door In

What We Stand On By Paul Christiansen. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (Number 429), 2014. 29 pages. $7/pamphlet. The Door In By […]

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind,) Meeting. He is an avid follower of others’ personal journeys, and in a recent Pendle Hill pamphlet reflected on his own.


Posted in: August 2015 Books, August 2015: The Effects of War, Quaker Book Reviews
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What Is the Core of Quaker Faith?

Spiritual Practice 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us […]

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Process: the Good, the Poor, & Schisms

It is my experience that good Quaker process helps us unite in finding God’s path forward and in building community, […]

Mathilda Navias serves as recording clerk and web master for Broadmead Meeting in northwest Ohio. She serves Lake Erie Yearly Meeting as Database Manager as well as being a member of the Nominating Committee, Spiritual Formation Planning Committee, and an ad hoc committee to revise the yearly meeting's manual of Policies & Procedures. She is clerk of the Accessible Literature Working Group, a member of the Growing Subcommittee (formerly Advancement & Outreach), and a member of Central Committee for Friends General Conference. She is also employed part-time as Yearly Meeting Worker for Lake Erie Yearly Meeting, helping with the web site, communications, and special projects. Mathilda has served as co-clerk of a monthly meeting and on numerous monthly and yearly meeting committees.


Posted in: June/July 2012: Faith, Practice, and Community, The Quaker Process Blog
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