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Caring for Self and Others in Times of Trouble: Some Spiritual Tools and Tips

This was shared with me from Alexander Levering Kern, graduate of Guilford College and Executive Director Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service (CSDS) at Northeastern University. He and his family attends Friends Meeting at Cambridge, Massachusetts. I think you will find it helpful. Please share with others as you see fit. Breathe. Breathe. Breathe some more.Continue reading “Caring for Self and Others in Times of Trouble: Some Spiritual Tools and Tips”

Register Now for Online Webinar: Leadership Amongst Friends

Dear Friends, I am co-facilitating an online course for Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, UK on Leadership Amongst Friends with Zélie Gross and John Gray, two British Quakers. The six-week course runs from 20 April to 31 May 2020. I’d like to invite you to consider joining us this year if you are interested in spending someContinue reading “Register Now for Online Webinar: Leadership Amongst Friends”

Four Key Aspects to Understanding Renewal in Faith Communities

“Kindness eases change Love quiets fear” ― Octavia E. Butler In a lot of my classes and work at Guilford College, I talk about renewal. I think that much of my work is focused around renewal, not because of a failure in the institution but because change is constant, change is inevitable, and with eachContinue reading “Four Key Aspects to Understanding Renewal in Faith Communities”

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C. Wess Daniels is originally from Canton Ohio, he is the oldest of eight siblings spread across two families, he has been married to his beloved wife Emily since 2001, and they have three children. He is an Enneagram 3 and enjoys reading, writing, riding his motorcycle, roasting coffee and geeking out over technology. C.Continue reading “About”

New eBook “Remixing Faith” Now Available

My new eBook “Remixing Faith: Seeds of Renewal” is now available for (free) download as an eBook or a .PDF. Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to refine and summarize some of my thinking as it pertains to the concept of convergent Friends, remix, and renewing faith traditions and share it with Friends inContinue reading “New eBook “Remixing Faith” Now Available”

Leadership Amongst Friends – An New Online Woodbrooke Course

I am co-facilitating an online course on Leadership Amongst Friends with Zelie Gross and John Gray, two Quakers from the U.K. The webinar begins on 23rd April and will go until 13th May 2018. How does leadership work in our non-hierarchical Society of Friends, and what does it mean to take a lead when workingContinue reading “Leadership Amongst Friends – An New Online Woodbrooke Course”

On Passive and Active Silence and Liberation (Exodus 3)

This is a message I shared last week at First Friends Meeting in Greensboro, NC. Is Anyone Listening? Today I wanted to talk with you about the tension between silence and liberation, and how we might envision a Quaker community where this tension gets resolved. When you think about all of the terrible things thatContinue reading “On Passive and Active Silence and Liberation (Exodus 3)”