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Handling Change and Creating Communities

Focused relationships in social media

Steven Whinfield’s background is in communication and advertising. He has been a part of building brands for many clients and is today an account representative for a large kidney dialysis corporation.


Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
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Soft Soap and Doom

“If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not […]

Laia Sarukhan, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School


Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Far Apart, Close in Heart: Being a Family When a Loved One Is Incarcerated

By Becky Birtha, illustrated by Maja Kastelic. Albert Whitman and Company, 2017. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 4–8. With […]

Alison James is a member of South Starksboro (Vt.) Meeting.


Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Poetry: “I lived in the wall, between the wilderness / and stony Jericho.”

Kristin Camitta Zimet lives in Winchester, Va.


Posted in: February 2018, Poetry
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Sue Powel Carnell

Carnell—Sue Powel Carnell, 80, on August 19, 2017, at home at Broadmead Retirement Community in Cockeysville, Md. Sue was born […]

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Maybe God Is Like That Too

FJ Review: “Benjamin Schipper’s colorful, cartoon-like illustrations of big city life came as a welcome surprise, in contrast to the bucolic […]

Dee Cameron is a member of El Paso (Tex.) Meeting. She is a grandmother and a retired school librarian.


Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Ellanor Stengel Fink

Fink—Ellanor Stengel Fink, 71, on March 9, 2017, at home in Chevy Chase, Md. Ellie was born on June 22, […]

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How Enlightenment Changes Your Brain: The New Science of Transformation

By Andrew Newberg and Mark Robert Waldman. Avery, 2016. 288 pages. $26/hardcover; $17.99/paperback; $12.99/eBook. “Based on our scientific evidence, I […]

Phila Hoopes is a freelance copywriter, Reiki practitioner, and gardener with a passion for deep ecumenism and deep ecology. She is a member of Homewood Meeting in Baltimore, Md.


Posted in: August 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, The Art of Dying
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Wolf Hollow

By Lauren Wolk. Dutton Children’s Books, 2016. 294 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 10 and up. “The year I […]

Judith Favor also lives in a place she loves, among the people at Claremont (Calif.) Meeting who love her. She looks forward to reading Wolf Hollow to her grandkids and, some fine day, to her first great-grandchild.


Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Ecology of Care: Medicine, Agriculture, Money, and the Quiet Power of Human and Microbial Communities

By Didi Pershouse. Mycelium Books, 2016. 301 pages. $19.95/paperback. “When we stand in the center and look at the whole, […]

Ruah Swennerfelt lives in rural Vermont and is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting. She serves as clerk of the Earthcare Ministry Committee of New England Yearly Meeting.


Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media
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