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Meeting with Friends in an Old Library

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Sheilah Hill has conducted mental health programs at such organizations as Bronx Lebanon Hospital; Allegheny University; and the Learning Annex, New York City. Her books include, Somewhere on the Edge of Dreaming; They That Sow in Tears; and La Verde de la Vida, Wisdom for the Abortion War.


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Who Turned on the Lights? A Reflection from Within

One of my worst recurring nightmares is that when I walk into a room and flick on the light switch, [鈥

Keith Maddock is a member of Toronto (Ont.) Meeting.


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Spiritual Journey

I was asked to present my spiritual journey at an adult forum after meeting for worship. My instructions were that [鈥

Lydia Caros, a member of Twin Cities Meeting in St. Paul, Minn., is a pediatrician and executive director of the Native American Community Clinic in Minneapolis.


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The Nature of God

Where does the concept of God come from? We humans, as a sentient, introspective, inquisitive species, seek out answers to [鈥

Steve Angell, a member of Kendal Meeting in Kennett Square, Pa., has been involved with Alternatives to Violence Project for over 30 years.


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Zen and the Quakers: A Meditation

At Friendship Meeting in Greensboro, N.C., a few years ago, our Friend DeWitt Barnett told of the time he was [鈥

Theodor Benfey is a member of Friendship Meeting in Greensboro, N.C.


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I Was Blind, But Now I See

Many are familiar with the Indian fable of the blind men and the elephant, immortalized by the Fritz Eichenberg woodcut [鈥

Paul Landskroener is a member of Twin Cities Meeting in St. Paul, Minn.


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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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