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Favorite Writings on Simplicity

Pure Land Buddhists are devoted to the Amida Buddha, who in his compassion for the difficulties people face in achieving [鈥

Michel (Chel) Avery, a member of Goshen (Pa.) Meeting, is serving as director of Quaker Information Center in Philadelphia.


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Simplicity and Convenience

For quite some time now I have had only an intuitive grasp of the difference between simplicity and convenience. The [鈥

Judith Stiers, a member of Flagstaff (Ariz.) Meeting, teaches Philosophy and Humanities at Coconino Community College in Flagstaff, Ariz., and Humanities at Northern Arizona University.


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Towards Simplicity as a Freshman at Guilford

During my freshman year, I made more changes in lifestyle than I have ever made before. I was expecting a [鈥

Elizabeth Baltaro, now a junior at Guilford, is a member of Oklahoma City (Okla.) Meeting, and attends Friendship Meeting in Greensboro, N.C. This article first appeared in Guilford College鈥檚 Friends Center Newsletter, Summer 2000.


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Global Awareness and the Good Life

When my sister chose to volunteer at a Quaker program in Nicaragua, I thought about the country for the first [鈥

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.


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Spiritual Materialism

A Quality of loss Affecting our Content As Trade had suddenly encroached Upon a Sacrament. 鈥擡mily Dickinson Not long ago, [鈥

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鈥檚 newsletter.


Posted in: April 2001, Features
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Back to Basics

When I was a child my Quaker neighbor kept a large organic garden and several hen houses where he grew [鈥


Posted in: Features, February 2001
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The Fruit of Her Hands

My mother had intended to get rid of the old pillows. Taking them out her back door one summer day, [鈥

Rebecca A. Payne is a member of Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Michigan. She is a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service.


Posted in: Features, February 2001
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