Eileen Flanagan

A graduate of Duke and Yale, Eileen Flanagan writes for a wide range of national publications and speaks at conferences, colleges, and religious gatherings. She is the author three books, most recently Renewable: One Woman’s Search for Simplicity, Faithfulness, and Hope. Eileen lives with her husband and two children in Philadelphia, where she serves as clerk of the board of Earth Quaker Action Team, a small grassroots group that challenged a bank and won. Please visit eileenflanagan.com to learn more about her work.

Using My Gifts

Using My Gifts-Chispa Magazine

At age 49, I had an aching sense that I wasn’t living up to my full potential. Although I loved the flexibility and intellectual stimulation of being a writer, I knew there was something more I was meant to do with my life. A friend said, “You will find the place where you can use…