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Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
A sign on the side of the road sparks a crisis of conscience.
Dayna Baily lives in southeastern Pennsylvania with her family, for whom plant-based cooking is both a delicious source of good nutrition and a private form of nonviolent protest against a cruel status quo. She worships at Penn Hill Meeting in Wakefield, Pa., and participates in Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Right Relationship with Animals Working Group.Posted in: Features, June/July 2019: Food Choices
The possible ill effects of worrying too much and talking too much about our food choices.
Caroline Morris wrote a thesis on the connection between anorexia and asceticism and is a student at Earlham School of Religion.Posted in: June/July 2019: Food Choices, Online Features
By Angela P. Dodson. Center Street, 2017. 448 pages. $26/hardcover; $15.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. The upcoming 2020 centennial of women’s suffrage in […]
Gwen Gosney Erickson is the Quaker librarian and college archivist for the Quaker Archives (formerly known as the Friends Historical Collection) at Guilford College and a member of Friendship Meeting in Greensboro, N.C.Posted in: June/July 2019 Books, June/July 2019: Food Choices, Quaker Book Reviews
Learn how to write for a Friends Journal open issue.
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. This piece originally written May 2018.Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
The main point of a competition is to see who is better in a certain arena. Equality is emphasizing and […]
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
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous