A ninth‐grade assigned reading foreshadows a vocation to teach.
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Robert Stephen Dicken is a member of First Friends Meeting in New Castle, Ind. Since retiring in 2002 from teaching high school English, he can be found reading, writing, drawing, guitar-playing, community volunteering, bragging about his three sons, and entertaining five grandchildren.
Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, Features
Redfield—Virginia Haynes Redfield, 89, on July 20, 2013, peacefully, at home in New Orleans, La. Virginia was born on June […]
Freedom isn’t anyone’s politically correct opinion.
Gerri Williams is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and has served on AFSC Nobel Peace Prize Task Group. The opinions expressed are her own*. Her article “Standing for Miss Rosa” appeared in the August 2006 issue of Friends Journal.
[*Disclaimer added by author's request. - FJ Eds.]
Posted in: Features, February 2018
By Todd Parr. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2015. 32 pages. $17/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 2–5. The Goodbye […]
Emilie Gay is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting.
Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
After seven years of regular attendance at University Friends Meeting, Seattle, I decided to seek membership in the Religious Society […]
Dana B. Standish is a member of University Friends Meeting in Seattle, Washington. © 2001 Dana B. Standish
Posted in: April 2001, Features
To Imagine Change through Many Voices by Detmer Kremer
The Light Will Rip You Up by Caroline Morris
Genesis by John A. Minahan
Jesse Stuart’s The Thread That Runs So True by Robert Stephen Dicken