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In Which Today鈥檚 To鈥恉os Become Ta鈥恉ahs!

A Friend鈥檚 attention to prayer life brings an easy order to life鈥檚 juggles.

A member of the Winnebago Worship Group in Wisconsin, Kat Griffith is a former teacher, homeschooler, sustainable agriculture activist, and environmental educator. She is currently active in several Friends organizations, serves as an interpreter, and works on various social justice issues.

Posted in: Features, February 2020
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Peacefulness in a Chaotic World

Peacefulness has been a common theme throughout my life and my journeys. My mother and father have been through so [鈥

Zein Mosarsaa, Grade 10, Westtown School

Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Ruth Corwin Meyer

Meyer鈥擱uth Corwin Meyer, 83, on May 11, 2017, in Rio Rancho, N.M. Ruth was born on September 21, 1933, in [鈥

Posted in: Healing, Milestones
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Unaccompanied

If the dark conceals all possibilities, then the light wakes us.

Boyce Upholt, raised in Hartford (Conn.) Meeting, is a writer and editor based in the Mississippi Delta.

Posted in: Features, The Art of Dying
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Richard Taylor Lewis

Lewis鈥擱ichard Taylor Lewis, 81, on August 27, 2016, in Salem, Ore. Dick was born on April 19, 1935, in Los [鈥

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Sweet Ol鈥 Camp Tunes

The sound of guitars, pianos, and voices of camp.

Kyle Weinman is a tenth-grader at Friends School of Baltimore. He likes soccer, chess, and documenting his exciting experiences through literature. He has been attending Echo Hill Summer Camp in Worton, Md., for the past six years.

Posted in: Online Features, Quaker Summers
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The Beautiful Not Yet

By Carrie Newcomer. Available Light, 2016. 108 pages. $11.99/paperback. 12 tracks. $11.99/CD; $9.49/MP3 album. I once heard Carrie Newcomer recalling [鈥

Patricia Morrison is the clerk of South Mountain Meeting (North Pacific Yearly Meeting) in Ashland, Ore. A folk singer/songwriter helping to create a farm sanctuary, she also works with artists, writers, musicians, and creative professionals to help them make a living, make a life, and make a difference (innerfireouterlight.com).

Posted in: AFSC Centennial, April 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Richard Reed Parry

Of Heartbeats and Woodblocks

Reflection: Richard Reed Parry and the art of stillness.

Janet Youngdahl is a Canadian American singer and writer employed as a professor of music at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada. She has recently published essays in the Malahat Review and in Writer's Digest. Active in the Baha鈥檌 faith for 20 years, she also carries deep respect and closeness to Quakerism.

Posted in: Quakers and Social Media, Reflection
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Dispatches from a Week of Piano Practice

Faith and practice.

Margery Abbott is a released Friend under the care of Multnomah Meeting in Portland, Ore. She is the author of numerous books and articles and is currently working on a book tentatively titled Walk Humbly, Serve Boldly.

Posted in: Faith and Practice, September 2016
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If You Plant a Seed

By Kadir Nelson. Balzer & Bray, 2015. 32 pages. $18.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 4鈥8. Kadir Nelson takes us into [鈥

Phila Hoopes is an eclectic Friend who attends Homewood and Patapsco Meetings in Maryland and pursues the experience of the Light in all faiths.

Posted in: May 2016 Young Friends Bookshelf, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality, Quaker Book Reviews
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