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My Spiritual Life, with Food

I am a weighty Friend in the literal sense of “weighing a lot” but definitely not in the metaphorical sense […]

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Stirring Dull Roots

April is the cruelest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with […]

Newton Garver, a member of Buffalo (N.Y.) Meeting, is emeritus professor of Philosophy at SUNY/Buffalo. He is actively engaged in enhancing relations with Bolivian Quakers through the Bolivian Quaker Education Fund.

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God Is in the Mouth of the Wolf

I think I must have been born searching for God. People tell me that just as my head crowned during […]

Charles David Kleymeyer joined Madison (Wis.) Meeting in 1970 and has attended Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and Langley Hill (Va.) Meeting. An author, performing storyteller, and international grassroots-development sociologist, he fashioned this story from his novel-length manuscript about a boy who grows up next door to Jesus.

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Retreating with Thich Nhat Hanh

Early in the summer of 2003 my Friend Tina learned that Thich Nhat Hanh was going to lead a one‐day […]

Phyllis Hoge is a member of Albuquerque (N. Mex.) Meeting. She has published some books of poetry, most recently Letters from Jian Hui, and last year published her first prose book, The Painted Clock: Memoirs of a New Mexican Ghost Town Bride.

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Let Suffering Stop Here

I’ve recently read an article in the New York Times detailing the Bush administration’s plans to launch an attack on […]

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