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Hazel-Mariani

A Tool or a Weapon

The Quaker approach to competition has influenced my life greatly. From my experiences, I鈥檝e learned that competition can be utilized [鈥

Hazel Mariani, Grade 6, Greene Street Friends School in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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Lila-Safavi

From Competition to Cooperation

My first exposure to competitive club travel sports was a difficult one, primarily because of the attitude and actions of [鈥

Lila Safavi, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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How I Found God in Competitive Sports

How can we explore the edge of our abilities?

Jon Watts is a Quaker living in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa. He enjoys volleyball, tennis, and trying to beat his own record for hiking the length of the Wissahickon Valley. When he鈥檚 not competing, Jon is interviewing Quakers for the QuakerSpeak project or composing Quaker-related music.

Posted in: Features, Friendly Competition?
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Elisabeth Brewster Potts Brown

Brown鈥擡lisabeth Brewster Potts Brown, 78, on July 6, 2018, of an unexpected heart attack, in her beloved summer home in [鈥

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Christopher Henry Hodgkin

Hodgkin鈥擟hristopher Henry Hodgkin, 74, on June 11, 2018, at home in Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Wash. Christopher was born [鈥

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My Favorite Non鈥怮uaker Quaker, Remembering John C. Bogle

Perhaps his favorite quote was: 鈥淚 expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I [鈥

Signe Wilkinson is an editorial cartoonist, member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and trustee of Friends Publishing Corporation.

Posted in: Outside the Meetinghouse, Remembrance
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Mary Dearden Shaw

Shaw鈥擬ary Dearden Shaw, 92, on April 3, 2018, in State College, Pa. Mardy was born on November 14, 1925, in [鈥

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Treading Water at the Shark Caf茅: A Memoir of the Yugoslav Wars

By Lyndon Back. Open Books Press, 2018. 248 pages. $17.95/paperback; $3.99/eBook. In the early 1990s, Lyndon Back was living in [鈥

Robert Dockhorn is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Forum August 2018

Letters from our readers.

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Agnes Miyo Moriuchi and Steven Elkinton

Married on September 3, 2017, under the care of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.

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