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What We Cannot Do Alone

A new way of relating is breaking through our institutional numbness.

Noah Merrill is a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting, which has care and oversight of his service in ministry. He serves as secretary of New England Yearly Meeting.


Posted in: Features, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
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Quaker Works April 2017

A semiannual feature highlighting the recent works of Quaker organizations. Categories include Advocacy; Consultation, Support, and Resources; Development; Education; Environmental [鈥

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Dispatches from a Week of Piano Practice

Faith and practice. 馃敀

Margery Abbott is a released Friend under the care of Multnomah Meeting in Portland, Ore. She is the author of numerous books and articles and is currently working on a book tentatively titled Walk Humbly, Serve Boldly.


Posted in: Faith and Practice, September 2016
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Coming Back to Life: The Updated Guide to the Work that Reconnects

By Joanna Macy and Molly Brown. New Society Publishers, 2014. 285 pages. $21.95/paperback; $14.25/eBook. String together the first three chapter [鈥

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.


Posted in: June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews
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Why Have a Peace and Social Concerns Committee?

Life in the Meeting 馃敀

Eileen Flanagan is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and clerk of the board of Earth Quaker Action Team. Her latest book is Renewable: One Woman鈥檚 Search for Simplicity, Faithfulness, and Hope.

The copyright for this article belongs to Eileen Flanagan.


Posted in: January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Life in the Meeting
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Silent Bodies: My Struggle with an Eating Disorder

Quakers and the spirituality of food and the body. Podcast available.

Madeline Schaefer grew up attending Radnor (Pa.) Meeting outside of Philadelphia. She currently lives in West Philadelphia in a big house with lots of house meetings and good conversation. When she is not riding her bicycle around the city, she can be found doing yoga, writing poetry, and collecting stories.


Posted in: Features, March 2015
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Filming the Life of Gobi Women

Leading, 1997 As I sit in meditation, I see single women lliving a nomadic life鈥攚omen using wool from their sheep [鈥

Sas Carey, co-clerk of Middlebury (Vt.) Meeting, is director of Life Energy Healing School, which helps students learn to follow their leadings. The school meets in Middlebury for four long weekends a year. More information about the school can be found at http://鈥媤ww鈥.lifenergyheal鈥.com. Nomadicare, a nonprofit organization that she founded, supports the sustainability and cultural survival of nomadic peoples, harmonizes traditional and modern medicine, and documents nomadic ways and heart songs for future generations. More information can be found at http://鈥媤ww鈥.nomadicare鈥.org.


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Time to Lay Down William Penn鈥檚 Sword

The story of William Penn and his sword is deeply embedded in Quaker mythology; so deeply, it seems, that it [鈥

Paul Buckley is a Quaker theologian and historian living in Richmond, Ind., where he attends Clear Creek Meeting. His most recent book is Twenty-First Century Penn, a collection of five of William Penn鈥檚 theological works in modern English, published by Earlham School of Religion.


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