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You Are the Light of the World
In community we can equip ourselves to be not only the Quakers the world needs but the Friends that the…
The Absence of Art or the Art of Absence?
Is it even possible, in this era, to be Quakers if our minds are filled with alluring images?
Let Your Art Speak
I once asked a group of Quaker artists whether their art was different from non-Quaker art.
The Oakwood Triptych—Oakwood in the 1960s
The September 2021 celebration of the one hundredth anniversary of Oakwood Friends School’s relocation to its current site in Poughkeepsie,…
Artwork by Jonathan Talbot, words by Elaine Miles
I Paint to Reclaim My Light
What is Quakerly about my art? Or would I consider my artwork Quaker art?
In my first years as a Quaker, my theater life stood in uncomfortable tension side-by-side with my faith.
Stuart E.W. Smith
The Leading of Hope
“Truth seems really important to you.” These words, spoken by my graduate school professor, have stuck with me.
Wayne A. Newell
Newell—Wayne A. Newell, 79, on December 23, 2021, at home surrounded by his family in Motahkomikuk (Indian Township), Maine. Wayne…
Let Your Life Speak by Your Actions
David Lester on Illustrating Benjamin Lay’s Story.
Mary Elizabeth Wyse
Wyse—Mary Elizabeth Wyse, 76, on November 19, 2021, in Monte Vista, Colo., where she and her husband, Richard Wyse, had…
Meeting for Business as Spiritual Rehearsal
How can we apply lessons from our worship in our decision making?
John Andrew Gallery
19 Friends launch a call to action in response to threats to U.S. democracy
A nationwide group of Friends launched Quaker Call to Action, “an invitation to a national dialogue on the urgent threats…
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