Nancy Shaffer

Full name: Rev. Nancy Shaffer

The Rev. Nancy Shaffer

The Rev. Nancy Shaffer had a fist-sized tumor removed from her brain in June 2011. Over the months until her death a year later, she wrote While Still There Is Light: Writings from a Minister Facing Death, edited by Mary McKinnon Ganz (Skinner House, 2013).

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While Still There Is Light
Writings from a Minister Facing Death
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In 2011, Nancy Shaffer's life suddenly changed when she was diagnosed with what would be a fatal brain tumor.


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When you heard that voice and knew finally it called for you and what it was saying—where were you? Were you in the shower, wet and soapy, or chopping...
Prayer for This Church
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May each one among us have skin that longs to touch other skin: fingertips that long for other fingertips or whole hands and even arms; bodies that want...
Field at Table
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When I begin to bless this food and close my eyes I lose myself first just in green: how do leaves grow themselves this green and how do they grow at al...
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Two women, thin, one small, one gray-haired, sit side by side on a high-backed bench. The smaller one leans against the other, lays her head atop the...

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