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Forum, October 2018

Letters from our readers.

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Ruth Corwin Meyer

Meyer—Ruth Corwin Meyer, 83, on May 11, 2017, in Rio Rancho, N.M. Ruth was born on September 21, 1933, in […]

Posted in: Healing, Milestones
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growing-peace

Growing Peace: A Story of Farming, Music, and Religious Harmony

FJ Review: “This book would be a delightful addition to the library of every Quaker meeting where fair trade coffee is […]

Katie Green is a member of Worcester (Mass.) Meeting. She is a storyteller and has led workshops at the Friends General Conference Gathering and New England Yearly Meeting annual sessions.

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Richard Reed Parry

Of Heartbeats and Woodblocks

Reflection: Richard Reed Parry and the art of stillness.

Janet Youngdahl is a Canadian American singer and writer employed as a professor of music at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada. She has recently published essays in the Malahat Review and in Writer's Digest. Active in the Baha’i faith for 20 years, she also carries deep respect and closeness to Quakerism.

Posted in: Quakers and Social Media, Reflection
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Listening for the Silence: In Music and in Life

Listening for the Silence: In Music and in Life

“I didn’t hear any singing!” These were the words of a neighbor across the street from the new Red Cedar […]

Posted in: Features
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Three Kinds of Singing in Meeting

Some years ago (in 1980) when my husband, Bruce, and I were visiting New England Yearly Meeting with a minute […]

Geoffrey Kaiser, a member of Apple Seed Meeting in Sebastopol, Calif., has been active in the struggle for civil rights, gay rights, and opposition to the Vietnam War. He was a founding member of Unami Meeting in Pennsburg, Pa.

Posted in: Features
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My Trip to Kunduz

In the summer of 2009, I was given a grant by German Technical Corporation to conduct field research to gather […]

Noorjahan Akbar, a native of Afghanistan, graduated in 2010 from George School, a Friends school in Newtown, Pa., and is currently a student at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa.

Posted in: Features
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A Modest Step Towards Peace and Union

Among reflective people, there is probably little doubt that the traditions and culture we are born into incline most people […]

Malcolm Bell is a member of Wilderness Meeting in Shrewsbury, Vt. A retired lawyer, he is the secretary of the International Mayan League/ USA, and he writes editorials and book reviews for Interconnect, a small quarterly that serves the U.S.-Latin America solidarity community.

Posted in: Features
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Threshold Choirs

Five years ago, after attending a workshop by Richard Lee on Meetings for Healing, I started a Meeting for Healing […]

Melody Johnson, a member of Ithaca (N.Y.) Meeting, is a retired teacher and for 17 years has been a volunteer mediator at her local Community Dispute Resolution Center.

Posted in: Features
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The Importance of Language–Or: Why I Threw My Teenage Son’s CDs into the Trash Can

The language kids hear and use certainly has changed since I was a youngster. What would have seemed shocking and […]

Mary Ray Cate, a member of Santa Fe (N.Mex.) Meeting, is an artist; her website is http://www.sunlit-art.com.

Posted in: Features
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