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The Weekend: Thoughts on Community

That weekend started the week before, when it snowed almost two feet on Thursday and Friday morning. I spent a [鈥

Paul Hamell, a member of Ridgwood (N.J.) Meeting, is a retired police lieutenant and a volunteer emergency medical technician.

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Considering Prayer

Not long ago, I sat down to a tall stack of correspondence, manuscripts, email, and other things that have piled [鈥

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My Year of Cancer

At a recent gathering of Friends, the discussion leader asked us each to describe a joy we had brought with [鈥

Paul Hamell is a member and current co-clerk of Ridgewood (N.J.) Meeting. He is a retired police lieutenant and a volunteer emergency medical technician. He is currently working on his second novel while searching for a publisher for his first one.

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Finding Dropt Letters

The Religious Society of Friends contains a number of very active members who attend worship every week, yet do not [鈥

Paul Hamell is a member of Ridgewood (N.J.) Meeting.

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Police and Community: Building Peace

Late one night in March 2001, in Hackensack, New Jersey, two young men鈥攔eputed gangsters and lifelong buddies鈥攇ot into an argument. [鈥

Paul Hamell, an attender at Ridgewood (N.J.) Meeting, is a soon-to-be-retired police lieutenant.

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