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An Inspiring Young Person’s Anticipation and Hope

If you are looking for a handbook to hope and healing amidst the stress of everyday life, look no
further than Loving Life on the Margins: The Story of the Agape Community.  This 315-page book,
written by husband and wife Brayton Shanley and Suzanne Belote Shanley, serves as both a memoir and
an action plan to combat seemingly overwhelming challenges facing our world today, from climate
change to racial injustice to gender inequality.

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Loving Life on the Margins • the story of the Agape community

40 years of Community, Resistance, Nonviolence and Sustainability. Read “Loving Life on the Margins: The Story of the Agape Community” available now! Order online from our website or download an order form to purchase by mail. The book covers the life of its co-founders, Suzanne and Brayton…

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To Silence a Divine Voice?

by Brayton Shanley In December 2016, I spent some time at Standing Rock, in North Dakota. I felt called to the Lakota led nonviolent witness against the oil pipeline going

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Stopping Short of Emmaus

by Suzanne Belote Shanley Recently, I read a critique by Alexandra Fuller of memoir as a literary genre: “Most memoir material is best saved for the shrink’s couch. …In order

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