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Listening with the Eyes

Photography as contemplative practice.

Peter West Nutting is a member of Vassalboro (Maine) Meeting. After 35 years of teaching German and French, he is now a freelance translator. Besides photography, his passions are gardening, hiking, winter sports, and managing his tree farm. His photographs may be viewed at www.franklintreephoto.com.

This article is about the author's experience at the 2013 FGC Gathering leading a workshop called "Photography as a Contemplative Practice." All photographs were taken by the workshop participants throughout the week of Gathering.

Posted in: Art, Features, September 2013
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Process: the Good, the Poor, & Schisms

It is my experience that good Quaker process helps us unite in finding God’s path forward and in building community, […]

Mathilda Navias serves as recording clerk and web master for Broadmead Meeting in northwest Ohio. She serves Lake Erie Yearly Meeting as Database Manager as well as being a member of the Nominating Committee, Spiritual Formation Planning Committee, and an ad hoc committee to revise the yearly meeting's manual of Policies & Procedures. She is clerk of the Accessible Literature Working Group, a member of the Growing Subcommittee (formerly Advancement & Outreach), and a member of Central Committee for Friends General Conference. She is also employed part-time as Yearly Meeting Worker for Lake Erie Yearly Meeting, helping with the web site, communications, and special projects. Mathilda has served as co-clerk of a monthly meeting and on numerous monthly and yearly meeting committees.

Posted in: June/July 2012: Faith, Practice, and Community, The Quaker Process Blog
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Be Thou Perfect

Perfection is not a static state of self‐satisfaction. It not only permits growth, it requires growth. Did not Christ grow […]

Kirsten Backstrom, a member of Multnomah Meeting in Portland, Oregon, is a frequent contributor to Friends Journal.

Posted in: Features, May 2001
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Friends Testimony on Gambling

Everybody these days receives and discards those letters saying “Mr. X, you may already be the winner of half a […]

Norma Jacob, a member of Kendal (Pa.) Meeting, is the author of two Pendle Hill pamphlets. She is a member of the JOURNAL board of managers and a regular contributor to the JOURNAL. Her interview with Horace Alexander appeared March 15, 1983.

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