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Coming Home: Ministry That Matters with Veterans and Military Families

By Zachary Moon. Chalice Press, 2015. 79 pages. $14.99/paperback; $7.50 eBook. Buy on FJ Amazon Store If you want to gain insight into what [鈥

Tracey Waite has been a member of Little Falls Meeting in Fallston, Md., for 20 years. She is married to a Vietnam veteran and has been privileged to learn from the experiences and perspectives of many military veterans.

Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Waking up in the White Garden

We are not going to grow a more inclusive garden by sitting around in silence.

Scott Holmes is a member of Durham (N.C.) Meeting and a member of North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative). He is currently a professor of law at North Carolina Central University's School of Law where he supervises a legal aid clinic.

Posted in: Features, October 2015: Faithful Living
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Forum September 2015

Letters from our readers

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Interview with Lynn and Steve Newsom of Quaker House

A Friends Journal interview with the directors of Fayetteville, N.C.鈥榮 Quaker House. You can also watch the video of this interview. [鈥

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Interview with Lynn and Steve Newsom

Watch our bonus interview with the directors of Quaker House (transcript available below). Links and resources: Quaker House website My Path [鈥

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Author Ralph G. Steinhardt reads his poignant story, 鈥淢emories of My Father鈥檚 Memories鈥

Author reading.

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Forum August 2015

Letters from our readers.

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One of the 779 porcelain teacups inscribed with flowers. This one has 220 tulips, which represents the number of detainees from Afghanistan.

A Cup of Tea

Creating meaning out of trauma.

Jean Grant is a member of Oread Meeting in Lawrence, Kans., and author of its privately published 50-year history, Seeds of Silence, and a novel, The Burning Veil.

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
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What Is Moral Injury and Why Should Friends Care?

Creating safe spaces for veterans to confront the effects of moral injury.

Kristen Richardson is a member of Chatham-Summit Meeting in New York and Friends General Conference鈥檚 Quaker Quest travel team. A former international aid worker, she continues to seek opportunities to put her program, strategic, and spiritual skills into the service of those who need them most through a ministry of management.

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
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A Letter from a Warrior

A World War II soldier and POW shares hope for the future.

George Rubin is a member of Medford (N.J.) Meeting, a retired podiatrist, and has served as clerk for New York Yearly Meeting, Medford Meeting, and American Friends Service Committee鈥檚 New York regional office. He writes for the Medford Leas literary publication, is active with many Quaker organizations, and enjoys working with youth.

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
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