The main point of a competition is to see who is better in a certain arena. Equality is emphasizing and […]
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Tara Prakash, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
As my dirty, sweaty palm makes contact with my opponent’s, I look him in the eye. He was their striker […]
Jack Davis, Grade 11, Friends Academy in Locust Valley, N.Y.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
Created by Jennifer Kavanagh, designed by Brian Homer. Self‐published, 2018. Deck of 55 cards. £13.30/deck sent to North America (about […]
Karie Firoozmand, David Macfarlane, Jane Parker, and Linda Parsley are joyful participants in the Spiritual Formation Program in Baltimore Yearly Meeting. The junior young Friends of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md., participated in this review, as did First-day school teachers Rebecca Snyder and Tracey Deemer.Posted in: April 2019 Books, Humor in Religion, Quaker Book Reviews
The literal surroundings of our meetinghouses can be a public statement of our values and beliefs.
Brad Stocker served on Earth Ethics Institute at Miami Dade College for 22 years. He has a post-doctoral certificate in ecology and human spirit. Brad creates and facilitates earth literacy workshops. He is a member of Miami (Fla.) Meeting, co-clerk of Southeastern Yearly Meeting's Earthcare Committee, and a representative to Quaker Earthcare Witness.Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
The experiment with abundance continues.
Molly Wingate is a member of Colorado Springs (Colo.) Meeting and clerk of Intermountain Yearly Meeting. She taught writing for many years in a variety of settings. She founded and directs Poetry Heals, a nonprofit that teaches therapeutic poetry writing to people living difficult lives, especially teens, veterans, and homeless.Posted in: Features, February 2019
The Green Burial Guidebook: Everything You Need to Plan an Affordable, Environmentally Friendly Burial
By Elizabeth Fournier. New World Library, 2018. 208 pages. $15.95/paperback; $12.76/eBook. I’ve been interested in the idea of a green […]
Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting. She has worked for Earth for many decades and currently is involved in the international Transition Town Movement.Posted in: February 2019, February 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
An introduction to the January 2019 issue, “A Racially Diverse Society of Friends?”
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal: [email protected]Posted in: Among Friends, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
FJ Poetry: Day’s end, most chores done, some chores not.
By Elisabeth Zartl. Westminster John Knox Press, 2017. 24 pages. $12/hardcover. Recommended for ages 4–8. Since the original title of […]
Margaret Crompton (Britain Yearly Meeting) is the author of the Pendle Hill pamphlet number 419, Nurturing Children's Spiritual Well-Being.Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
By Susan Zimet with Todd Hasak‐Lowy. Viking, 2018. 168 pages. $19.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 10 and up. An accessible […]
Gwen Gosney Erickson is a librarian and archivist at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C.Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
6th Annual Student Voices Project