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Quaker Spiritual Disciplines for Hard Times

Can the spiritual disciplines of early Friends help us through hard times in the 21st century? The very question of […]

Patricia McBee is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. She is editor of Pastoral Care Newsletter and has recently edited a book, Grounded in God: Care and Nurture in Friends Meetings.

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Mickey Edgerton

Muriel (Mickey) Wesner Edgerton is openly self‐effacing. Punctuated by her distinctive giggle, she characterizes herself as a “blabbermouth,” an “extrovert,” […]

Kara Newell, a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon, lives in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania. ©2002 Kara Newell

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A Quaker Feminist’s Perspective on Transsexual Concerns

From the January 2002 issue of Friends Journal What moves me, a biological woman who is happy with my lot, […]

Rose Ketterer, a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting, is active in Quaker Lesbian Conference.

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Dulany Ogden Bennett

With William Penn, 300 years ago, Dulany Ogden Bennett’s ancestors came to what is now Chester County, in suburban Philadelphia. […]

Kara Newell is a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon. ©2001 Kara Newell

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Tom Ewell

Tom Ewell may be one of the few Friends whose clearness committee didn’t clear him on the first try! He […]

Kara Newell is a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon. © 2001 Kara Newell

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The Miracle of Forgiveness: A Journey of the Heart

Seeds, whether planted by the human hand or sown by the wind, endure. Covered by earth they rest unseen, waiting […]

After 20 years of teaching in juvenile detention, Roxy Jacobs is now field secretary for Illinois Yearly Meeting.

Posted in: Features, May 2001
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‘The Power,’ Quaking, and the Rediscovery of Primitive Quakerism

“The Power of the Lord,” or just simply, “The Power,” was a very important concept to the early Quakers, but […]

Scott Martin is a longtime attender at Centre Meeting in Centreville, Delaware.

Posted in: Features, May 2001
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Arlene Kelly

One of the difficult issues for Quakers is leadership. Somehow we know we need leaders, yet we are all supposed […]

Kara Newell is a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon.

Posted in: Features, May 2001
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On Seeking Membership (and Other Things)

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
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Spiritual Materialism

A Quality of loss Affecting our Content As Trade had suddenly encroached Upon a Sacrament. —Emily Dickinson Not long ago, […]

Diane Barounis is a clinical social worker and a member of Evanston (Ill.) Meeting. An unexpanded version of this article was first published in the meeting's newsletter.

Posted in: April 2001, Features
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