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Dawn Mogren

Mogren鈥擠awn Mogren, 86, on May 13, 2017, in York, Pa. Dawn was born on May 16, 1930, in Chicago, Ill., the only child of Lillian Schwann and George Mogren. She grew up surrounded by extended family and friends and became a nurse, advancing from practical to registered nursing and earning an associate鈥檚 degree in Arkansas […]

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Active Peace: A Mindful Path to a Nonviolent World

By G. Scott Brown. Collins Foundation Press, 2016. 197 pages. $19.95/paperback. I learned about this book through the Metta Center for Nonviolence in California, whose mission is to awaken individual power for nonviolence. The title of this book is so close to Joanna Macy鈥檚 Active Hope (one of my very, very favorites) that it doubly […]

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Among Friends: Venturing Outside Our Comfort Zones

An introduction to the February 2017 issue.

Gabriel Ehri is executive director of聽Friends Journal.


Posted in: Among Friends, February 2017
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Respect Is the Heartbeat of Standing Rock

Quaker Earthcare Witness visits the Dakota Access Pipeline protest camps.

Shelley Tanenbaum is the general secretary of Quaker Earthcare Witness, on the board of Quaker Institute for the Future, and a member of Strawberry Creek Meeting in Berkeley, Calif.


Posted in: February 2017, Online Features
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One Friend’s Experience of Clearness Regarding Childbearing

Childrearing as a calling.

Stan Becker is a member of Homewood Meeting in Baltimore, Md. He has worked as a demographer for 40 years and has traveled among Friends in Baltimore Yearly Meeting and beyond under the concern about rapid population growth. 聽He has served on the board of the American Friends Service Committee, the steering committee of Friends Committee on Unity with Nature (now Quaker Earthcare Witness), and the general committee of FCNL. He lives with his wife, Fannie, in Baltimore.


Posted in: September 2015
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Quaker Works May 2015

A semiannual feature dedicated to connecting Friends Journal readers to the good works of Quaker organizations.

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