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April Newsletter - New England Quakers

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The Encouragement of Light

The Snow Crocus: A Fable from Noah Merrill, Yearly Meeting Secretary.

 How did the rose ever open its heart and give to this world all its beauty? It felt the encouragement of light against its being; otherwise, we all remain too frightened. –Hafiz, It Felt Love


Also in this issue:

  • A New Chapter Begins for Beth Collea- NEYM's Religious Education and Outreach Coordinator
  • Friends join 'March for Our Lives' with photos of New Haven marchers
  • Deepen the Conversation on Race with Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity.  Downloadable guide available from link in newsletter
  • Quaker Parenting Initiative report from Woolman Hill gathering in March
  • Witness to Priorities (FCNL) essay by Steve Whinfield

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