Wess Daniels is a Quaker educator, author, public theologian and convergent Friend living in Greensboro, NC with his family. Find out more here.

Recent Blog Posts

  • More Than Half

    November 19, 2019 by

    I turned 41 in October. My wife, Emily, who celebrated her birthday today (11/17) is right behind me. While we were at dinner this afternoon, it occurred to us that we’ve celebrated more birthdays together than we celebrated apart. We’ve finally tipped the scale and have spent more than half our lives together. Our relationship… Read more

  • Using Evernote to Find A Good Everyday Carry Backpack

    November 15, 2019 by

    If you know me well, you know I like bags. Backpacks, briefcases, canvas bags, “hip sacks,” you name it. I’ve been known to hunt for a good sale, or clearance item to fill a bag need. For instance, I’ve had more than one Timbuktu bag in the last 15 years that I bought from Sierra… Read more

  • A Refreshed Site!

    October 23, 2019 by

    I’ve been blogging on WordPress.org since 2004 and blogging since at least 2001 (a Xanga site for those of you keeping track). Recently, I came across my old blogroll (a set of links of blogs you followed, supported, wanted to give props to), and 8 out of 10 of the link were dead. I couldn’t… Read more

  • Resisting Empire: The Book of Revelation as Resistance is Now Here!

    October 10, 2019 by

    Dear readers of Gathering In Light, my second book, “Resisting Empire: The Book of Revelation as Resistance,” is now published as a paperback. This edition of the book is updated with new material, a poem by Quaker poet Rashaun Sourles (@rashaunps), a foreward by Wes Howard-Brook, whose work I heavily draw on in my own… Read more

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-Bob Dylan