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Walk Tall: Spoken Ministry among Friends

I came out of the grocery store carrying a small bag and almost immediately spoke in meeting. There, not 50 [鈥

Dwight L. Wilson is a member of Ann Arbor (Mich.) Meeting, the headmaster of Friends School in Detroit, and a former general secretary of Friends General Conference.

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Friends and Cyberspace

My interest in Quakerism has grown steadily over the past decade during my tenure as an English teacher and more [鈥

Mark Franek is the outgoing dean of students and an English teacher at William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, Pa., where he has served for ten years. Michael Moulton, director of technology at the school and a member of Germantown Meeting in Philadelphia, also contributed to this essay.

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Silence

There is something quiet coming out of the Silence鈥攓uieter than a whisper, a heartbeat, a breath, a rhythm, a sensing [鈥

Harold Heritage, born a Quaker and now in his 80s, attends meeting for worship regularly at Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. This short essay originally appeared in the Haddonfield Meeting newsletter.

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It Takes a Meeting to Raise a Quaker

You can raise a Quaker without First鈥恉ay school, without lesson plans, even without figuring out 鈥渨hat every Quaker child needs [鈥

Gail Eastwood, a member of Humboldt Meeting in Arcata, Calif., is co-clerk of Pacific Yearly Meeting's Religious Education for Children Committee.

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Giving Attention to Our Leadings

The most precious gift Friends have to offer is our worship and the leadings that come from it. Yet this [鈥

Shirley Dodson is a member of Middletown Meeting in Lima, Pennsylvania. She serves as director of communications for Pendle Hill, a Quaker center in Wallingford, Pa., that nurtures Friends through worship, work, study, and service.

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Grounded in the Calling

When I lead the morning program of Junior Gathering, I am anchored by our staff鈥檚 early morning meeting for worship. [鈥

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

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The Experience of Friends Meeting

Responses from Members and Attenders Starting in May 2005, I sent out a questionnaire to members and attenders of Friends [鈥

David E. Drake, clerk of Des Moines Valley (Iowa) Meeting, is active with the Iowa Program Committee of AFSC, and maintains a family psychiatry practice in Des Moines.

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鈥漌ait and Watch: Meeting for Worship as Spiritual Practice

When I first began attending meeting for worship I did not know what to expect. I knew that Quaker meetings [鈥

John Andrew Gallery is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.

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How Do You Recognize a Divine Revelation?

Two years ago, Baltimore Yearly Meeting published a booklet, A Quaker Response to Christian Fundamentalism, which described beliefs typical of [鈥

Bruce Kellogg attends Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.).

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Membership in Transience

It takes me about 14 hours to get home from college. A mix of trains, cars, airplanes, and airports, the [鈥

Amelia Arundale grew up in Fairbanks, Alaska, where she attended Chena Ridge Meeting. She is a soccer player and coach. She is interested in helping to develop a larger support network for young Friends and young adult Friends. She is a student at Haverford College, and during the school year attends Haverford (Pa.) Meeting. This semester she is an exchange student in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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