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Balancing Spirit and a Leadership of Experience
Introduction to our June-July issue.
Sheep Among Wolves
Spiritual Dynamics that Enable Abuse.
A Season for Reading and Gratitude
A good book review tells the reader what the subject is, and whether one might want to read it. A…
Resurrection for the Second Half of Life
There is a time in our lives when the future holds so much promise and mystery that the thought of…
Why Do the Obamas, Bidens, and Clintons Choose Friends Schools?
When Malia Obama, then 12, and her sister Sasha, then 7, started school January 5, 2009, at Sidwell Friends School…
Wielding Thor’s Hammer: What It Means to Write as Ministry
According to an old Norse legend of the early days in the time before this time, the god Thor patrolled…
Our New Best Friend?
Written a few weeks after the Inauguration of President Barack Obama last year, this is reprinted with permission from the…
Negative vs. Positive Rules
I’m at Friends General Conference Junior Gathering, serving as support staff with kids entering third and fourth grades. Some members…
Reflections on the Witness of Tom Fox
It seems easier somehow to confront anger within my heart than it is to confront fear. But if Jesus and…
In November 2005, Tom Fox, a member of Langley Hill (Va.) Meeting, and three other members of the Christian Peacemaker…
A.J. Muste: The 20th Century’s Most Famous U.S. Pacifist
In 1939, when war clouds over Europe became darker by the hour, Time magazine called Abraham Johannes Muste “the Number…
Walking with Gandhi
Once again I’m thinking back to the 16th of February, 2003. By that time, my own journey and experiments with…
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