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James-Bradley

Competing as a Quaker

Competition requires a great deal of hard work and effort. When you begin to compete at a higher level it […]

James Bradley, Grade 9, Westtown School in West Chester, Pa., member of West Chester Meeting

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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Lila-Safavi

From Competition to Cooperation

My first exposure to competitive club travel sports was a difficult one, primarily because of the attitude and actions of […]

Lila Safavi, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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Salamander Sky

By Katy Farber, illustrated by Meg Sodano. Green Writers Press, 2018. 32 pages. $17.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 4–12. This unusual […]

Alison James is a member of South Starksboro (Vt.) Meeting.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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William H. Powell

Powell—William H. Powell, 70, on September 26, 2017, in Casa Grande, Ariz. Bill was born on January 7, 1947, in […]

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Fox News: George Fox Speaking

Our favorite news anchor goes on location with Will “The Quill” Penn and an assortment of dubiously fact‐checked historical figures.

Donald W. McCormick ([email protected]) is a member of Grass Valley Meeting in Nevada City, Calif. A professor for 28 years, he taught management; leadership; and occasionally, psychology of religion. His current interests include the study of mysticism and evidence-based methods for teaching mindfulness. Currently, he develops mindfulness teacher training programs for Unified Mindfulness.

Posted in: Features, Humor in Religion
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Edward Draper Baker

Baker—Edward Draper Baker, 68, on October 29, 2017, at home in Ashaway, R.I., after a valiant five‐year struggle with cancer. […]

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Margaret Bender Brick

Brick—Margaret Bender Brick, 90, on December 24, 2018, at Kendal at Longwood, Kennett Square, Pa. Peggy was born on July […]

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Helen Jane Finney File

Helen Jane Finney File

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Nora Ruth Roberts

Roberts—Nora Ruth Roberts, 76, on December 26, 2018, in New York, N.Y. Nora was born on April 19, 1942, in […]

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Never Having Set Foot in the Meetinghouse

When the meetinghouse is on the other side of state prison walls.

Yohannes "Knowledge" Johnson is a member of Bulls Head-Oswego (N.Y.) Meeting and is clerk of Green Haven Preparative Meeting. He was born and raised in Harlem, N.Y. He has been in prison since 1980 and is currently working on a petition in support of executive clemency in New York State.

Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
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