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Rachel Van Boven is a student at Earlham School of Religion. She has been a regular attender of Quaker meetings for eight years. Her home is Bellingham, Wash., 15 miles from the land her grandfather farmed.Posted in: Features, June/July 2019: Food Choices
Learning to understand what we are actually hungry for.
Lorene Ludy is a member of Lincoln (Neb.) Meeting. She is a Benedictine Oblate and a Stephen Minister. She likes to eat and hang out with God.Posted in: June/July 2019: Food Choices, Online Features
The urgency of transforming our systems for food production.
After retiring in early 2015, Jim Ross jumped back into creative pursuits. He’s since published 75 pieces of nonfiction, several poems, and 200 photos in 80 journals in North America, Europe, and Asia. Jim and his wife—parents of two health professionals, grandparents of four toddlers—attend Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting.Posted in: June/July 2019: Food Choices, Online Features
Edited by Don Rowe and Anne Watson. Trentham Books, 2018. 256 pages. $41.95/paperback or eBook. As an early childhood teacher, […]
Sharlee DiMenichi is a member of Lehigh Valley Meeting in Bethlehem, Pa. She has taught preschool and elementary school and is currently an English as a second language instructor.Posted in: June/July 2019 Books, June/July 2019: Food Choices, Quaker Book Reviews
Learn how to write for a Friends Journal open issue.
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. This piece originally written May 2018.Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
The Quaker approach to competition has influenced my life greatly. From my experiences, I’ve learned that competition can be utilized […]
Hazel Mariani, Grade 6, Greene Street Friends School in Philadelphia, Pa.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
What does it mean to win or lose? How can we use competition to grow as individuals? In response to […]
Ankita Achanta, Grade 8, Newtown Friends School in Newtown, Pa.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
How can we explore the edge of our abilities?
Jon Watts is a Quaker living in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa. He enjoys volleyball, tennis, and trying to beat his own record for hiking the length of the Wissahickon Valley. When he’s not competing, Jon is interviewing Quakers for the QuakerSpeak project or composing Quaker-related music.Posted in: Features, Friendly Competition?
Letters from our readers.
By Pat Zietlow Miller, illustrated by Alea Marley. Little Bee Books, 2018. 40 pages. $17.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 4 and […]
Anne Nydam is a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting, where she teaches First-day school. A former middle school art teacher, she now stays home with her own children, while working as an author of children’s books and an artist.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous