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Finding the Way Through

Stehekin, a remote mountain village fixed in an earlier time, taught me how to survive in the world today. Located […]

Iris Graville "polished" this essay at a Pendle Hill workshop—"The Ministry of Writing for Publication," led by Tom Mullen. She is a member of University Meeting in Seattle and attends the Lopez Island (Wash.) Worship Group.

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Protest Walk Gone Awry

It was a hot, early fall afternoon, and we had stopped near the U.S./Canadian border to get gas and refresh […]

Joy Belle Conrad-Rice is a member of Vernon (B.C.) Meeting, and for many years was a member of University Meeting in Seattle, Washington.

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Arlene Kelly

One of the difficult issues for Quakers is leadership. Somehow we know we need leaders, yet we are all supposed […]

Kara Newell is a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon.

Posted in: Features, May 2001
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Blessings by Accident

Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in all circumstances, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for […]

Posted in: April 2001, Features
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How to Be Happy

The basic question addressed by religion is not “Does God exist?” but rather “How can we find eternal happiness in […]

Peter Bien, a member of Hanover (N.H.) Meeting, is emeritus professor of English and Comparative Literature at Dartmouth College and clerk of the Pendle Hill Publications

Posted in: April 2001, Features
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Back to Basics

When I was a child my Quaker neighbor kept a large organic garden and several hen houses where he grew […]

Posted in: Features, February 2001
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The Fruit of Her Hands

My mother had intended to get rid of the old pillows. Taking them out her back door one summer day, […]

Rebecca A. Payne is a member of Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Michigan. She is a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service.

Posted in: Features, February 2001
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Friendly Community‐Based Educating

We are a home‐based educating family, and the world is our classroom. What does that mean, and how did we […]

Sandra Brown attends Ann Arbor (Mich.) Meeting and nurtures the education of her four children. Contributors to this article include members of the Quaker Homeschooling Circle (QHC), an e-mail community of Friendly homeschoolers and fellow travelers.

Posted in: Features, January 2001
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