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Ilaria-Luna

Community of Numeric Competitors

I came home, excited after a day full of learning, to find my mother waiting for me at the door [鈥

Ilaria Luna, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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Ankita-Achanta

Competing Against Myself

What does it mean to win or lose? How can we use competition to grow as individuals? In response to [鈥

Ankita Achanta, Grade 8, Newtown Friends School in Newtown, Pa.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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Jack-Davis

The Value of Intense Competition

As my dirty, sweaty palm makes contact with my opponent鈥檚, I look him in the eye. He was their striker [鈥

Jack Davis, Grade 11, Friends Academy in Locust Valley, N.Y.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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gray-shirts

Occasions for Plain Dress

Are there times we might let our clothes speak?

Gracia Fay Ellwood lives in Ojai, Calif.

Posted in: Outside the Meetinghouse, Viewpoint
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minahan

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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Zein-Mosarsaa

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 [鈥

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 鈥淥hio Yearly Meeting Gathering and Quaker Spring.鈥

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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darknesslight

Darkness and Light

Lives of Friends

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 [鈥

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, 鈥淭here 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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