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Felicity-Medina

High School Hierarchy

I cried yesterday. I was sobbing: red, wet, puffy, and gross because of the academic competition I face in school [鈥

Felicity Medina, Grade 9, Abington Friends School in Jenkintown, Pa.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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Community of Numeric Competitors

I came home, excited after a day full of learning, to find my mother waiting for me at the door [鈥

Ilaria Luna, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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Lila-Safavi

From Competition to Cooperation

My first exposure to competitive club travel sports was a difficult one, primarily because of the attitude and actions of [鈥

Lila Safavi, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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Nafisa-Rashid

Competitive Ethics?

Since tenth grade, I have participated in a competition called Ethics Bowl. Every year high school students gather in teams [鈥

Nafisa Rashid, Grade 12, Oakwood Friends School in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

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Writing Opp: Five Years of QuakerSpeak (EXTENDED DEADLINE May 27)

It鈥檚 been five years since Friends Publishing Corporation launched a companion project to Friends Journal: the QuakerSpeak video series. In [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of聽Friends Journal.

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Forum April 2019

Letters from our readers.

Posted in: Forum, Humor in Religion
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Sister Alegr铆a and Sara Kettle, a British Friend and sojourner at Amigos del Senor in 2014.

Our Peace Testimony and Taxes

It takes a village to raise a child, and it takes a community to support a person of any age.

Sister Alegr铆a lives in Amigas del Se帽or Monastery in one of the poorest parts of Honduras. Amigas spiritually share in a Covenant of Caring with Multnomah Meeting in Portland, Ore. She is coauthor of the book Giving Up Something Good for Something Better and may be contacted at [email protected].

Posted in: Humor in Religion, Lives of Friends
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Helen Jane Finney File

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Quaker Works April 2019

This semiannual feature highlights the recent works of Quaker organizations in eight categories.

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What Does the Outside Say?

The literal surroundings of our meetinghouses can be a public statement of our values and beliefs.

Brad Stocker served on Earth Ethics Institute at Miami Dade College for 22 years. He has a post-doctoral certificate in ecology and human spirit. Brad creates and facilitates earth literacy workshops. He is a member of Miami (Fla.) Meeting, co-clerk of Southeastern Yearly Meeting's Earthcare Committee, and a representative to Quaker Earthcare Witness.

Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
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