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When Spring Comes to the DMZ

By Uk鈥怋ae Lee, translated by Chungyon Won and Aileen Won. Plough Publishing House, 2019. 40 pages. $17.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages [鈥

Julia Copeland is the school librarian at Greene Street Friends School in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa. She has spent the last three years growing the school library collection to reflect the diversity of the school community and the world we live in.

Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
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Writing Opp: The State of Quaker Institutions (due 1/13/2020)

Quaker institutions: What鈥檚 working and what isn鈥檛 and which beloved institutions do we need to make sure we keep alive? [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. [email protected].

Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
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Stripping Down Quakerism for the Internet

An origin story for QuakerSpeak.

Max L. Carter is a member of New Garden Meeting in Greensboro, N.C. In 2015, he retired from Guilford College as the William R. Rogers director of Friends Center and Quaker studies.

Posted in: Features, QuakerSpeak at Five
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Finding Simplicity in My Life

As many people鈥檚 lives become more cluttered with events and activities, we become more and more reliant on physical items. [鈥

Robert Bennett, Grade 9, Westtown School, member of Durham (Maine) Meeting

Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Hiking Naked: A Quaker Woman鈥檚 Search for Balance

By Iris Graville. Homebound Publications, 2017. 260 pages. $17.95/paperback; eBook coming December 2017. This wonderful memoir tells the story of [鈥

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting and teaches creative nonfiction in Brown University鈥檚 Nonfiction Writing Program.

Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
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Among Friends: Casting the Light

Our introduction to our issue on Quakers and Social Media.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. [email protected]

Posted in: Among Friends, Quakers and Social Media
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Walking Cheerfully Over the Web

Community management in the manner of Friends.

Isaac Smith is a member of Frederick Meeting in Frederick, Md., where he lives with his wife and son.

Posted in: Features, Quakers and Social Media
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Collaboration in Action

Religious Education

Christel Jorgenson, a member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.), was the youth and education secretary for New England Yearly Meeting for a long spell, and now happily helps with family worship at her meeting. She spends winter months at Casa de los Amigos in Mexico City, Mexico, where she attends Mexico City Meeting.

Posted in: November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Religious Education
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Watts Interview

Bum鈥怰ush the Internet

An Interview with Jon Watts

Jon Watts is a Quaker musician and traveling performer with a concern for Friends and the internet. Find more of his work, including his blog, videos, and songs at www.jonwatts.com.

Posted in: Features, May 2013: Focus on the Arts
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Convergence among Friends: From the 鈥楰itchen鈥 to the 鈥楶arlor鈥

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

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.

Posted in: Features
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