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A member of Redwood Forest Meeting in Santa Rosa, Calif., Elizabeth Boardman has written a number of articles and books about Quaker faith and practice. Her latest, a thoughtful and sexy book with chapters on androgyny and leadings, is called Barbara and Elizabeth: Late Life Lovers.Posted in: Drugs, Reflection
Watching someone’s drug use spiral out of control.
Andrew Huff served with Quaker Voluntary Service in Boston, Mass., in 2015–16. He attends Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.Posted in: 2020, Drugs, Features
What keeps us from helping fellow Friends with drug addictions?
Johanna Jackson is a young adult Friend, and a member of State College (Pa.) Meeting. She is a recent graduate of the School of the Spirit's "On Being a Spiritual Nurturer" program, class of 2019. She can be reached at [email protected].Posted in: Drugs, Features
By Rob Hopkins. Chelsea Green Publishing, 2019. 240 pages. $24.95/hardcover or eBook.
Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Middlebury (Vt.) Meeting, where she serves on the Earthcare Committee. She is on the Steering Committee of Transition Town Charlotte in Vermont and serves on the Transition U.S. conference planning team.Posted in: Drugs, January 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews
By Susan Kuklin. Candlewick Press, 2019. 192 pages. $19.99/hardcover or eBook. Recommended for ages 14 and up.
Vickie LeCroy is a retired educator living in TennesseePosted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
A Kenyan shamanistic spirituality was fertile ground for Quaker missionaries.
Stanley Chagala Ngesa, a fourth-generation Kenyan Quaker raised in the Maragoli Hills of Western Kenya in the traditions of both Christian Quakerism and the traditional spirituality of his people, is currently a postgraduate student of Quaker studies at Earlham School of Religion in Richmond, Ind. He holds an MDiv degree from San Francisco Theological Seminary and has worked as a chaplain at Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae, Calif.Posted in: Features, Friends in Africa
How QuakerSpeak deepens our spirituality.
Krista Barnard began worshiping with Friends 40 years ago. She is a member of San Francisco (Calif.) Meeting and clerk of its Welcoming Committee. In addition to hosting after-worship discussions, she leads women’s Bible study, practices qi gong, and volunteers as a docent at the zoo.Posted in: Features, QuakerSpeak at Five
Becoming a visible Friend through a QuakerSpeak appearance.
Naveed Moeed is a British Pakistani who, after living in Europe and the Middle East, has settled in North Carolina. A member of Chapel Hill (N.C.) Meeting, he also attends a local mosque and serves as meeting liaison to groups working against racism and Islamophobia. Professionally he has worked in IT, but is currently a budding actor and photographer.Posted in: Features, QuakerSpeak at Five
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The urgency of transforming our systems for food production.
After retiring in early 2015, Jim Ross jumped back into creative pursuits. He’s since published 75 pieces of nonfiction, several poems, and 200 photos in 80 journals in North America, Europe, and Asia. Jim and his wife—parents of two health professionals, grandparents of four toddlers—attend Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting.Posted in: June/July 2019: Food Choices, Online Features