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A Call for Courage in the Boardroom

Friends in Business.

Jane Mack is chief executive officer of Friends Services for the Aging. She has a master’s in organizational development and leadership and is a member of the Standards for Excellence Committee for the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations. Jane is a member of Middletown Meeting in Lima, Pa.

Posted in: Friends in Business, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture
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Sustainable Happiness: Live Simply, Live Well, Make a Difference

Edited by Sarah van Gelder. Berrett‐Koehler Publishers, 2014. 168 pages. $16.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. It’s not often that I read a book […]

Ruah Swennerfelt lives in Charlotte, Vt., and is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting. She’s serving as clerk of the New England Yearly Meeting Earthcare Ministry Committee, and serves on the boards of Transition Town Charlotte and Vermont Interfaith Power and Light.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2015 Books, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning, Uncategorized
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Finding a Third Way with Veterans

The August 2015 Viewpoint

Andy Henry lives in Newberg, Ore.

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Viewpoint
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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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Author chat with Jeffery W. Perkins on financial strategies for social change

Hear from June/July author Jeff Perkins in our latest author chat; he talks about how shareholder advocacy works, plus offers […]

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The Toolkit of the Kingdom of God

Intro to the June/July issue.

Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Among Friends, June/July 2015: Activists vs Mystics vs Pragmatists
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Inner Peace, Outer Peace

A spiritual practice of integrity in communications.

Elizabeth De Sa is a writer, mother, teacher, and practitioner of Nonviolent Communication. Of Indian descent, she grew up in England and now lives in intentional community in North Carolina. She attends Swannanoa Valley Meeting in Black Mountain, N.C. She is the author of Pendle Hill pamphlet #414, Seeking Inner Peace. Her website is innerpeace-outerpeace.org.

Posted in: Features, June/July 2015: Activists vs Mystics vs Pragmatists
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Paths of Faith in the Landscape of Science: Three Quakers Check Their Compass (Books in Brief)

By George M. Strunz, Michael R. Miller, and Keith Helmuth. Chapel Street Editions, 2014. 121 pages. $15/paperback. In this collection […]

Karie Firoozmand is the Friends Journal books editor.

Posted in: April 2015 Books, April 2015: Mentorship: Teaching Our Values, Quaker Book Reviews
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A Sustainable Life: Quaker Faith and Practice in the Renewal of Creation

By Douglas Gwyn. QuakerPress of FGC, 2014. 166 pages. $14.95/paperback; $6.50/eBook. If you’re expecting that A Sustainable Life is just another […]

Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting. She served as general secretary for Quaker Earthcare Witness for 17 years and is now retired. She is active in her town’s Transition Initiative and, with her husband, attempts to live a sustainable life.

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Confessions of a Tired Accountant

Friends in Business

Daniel O’Keefe is a retired Certified Public Accountant serving the food distribution and construction industries in the Midwest. He is a convinced Friend and has been a member of Milwaukee (Wis.) Meeting since 2009.

Posted in: Friends in Business, January 2015: Climate Change
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