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Blowing on Coals

I write to blow on coals. I see it as sacred work, trying to gather my experience and insight and understanding of truth, as in a bellows, and send it out, hoping that it might find coals that are just waiting for this gust of air to spark into flame. For this to succeed, my writing has to be accessible. Since my goal is not justđź”’

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Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting and clerks the Friends Economic Integrity Project. She has deep connections in Poland, Nicaragua, and northern Uganda; is passionate about growing food, supporting young children, reaching across class and race lines, quilting, and repair of all kinds; and blogs at pamelalivinginthisworld​.blogspot​.com.


Posted in: Features, November 2014: Books and Writing
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