Thanks to Jane’s book, Thrift Store Saints, I think I understand a bit more about how to help people—truly help them. Here are some thoughts—try them on for size. If you want to help me, let me name my needs. You may think you know what I need, but my deepest or most immediate need [...]
Enjoy this reflection from Vinita Hampton Wright about the daily saints in our lives.
Catholics and other Christians celebrate All Saints Day November 1, and in preparation for that, the featured book on Days of Deepening Friendship is Thrift Store Saints: Meeting Jesus 25¢ at a Time by Jane Knuth. You’ll see my video interview with Jane any day now. Jane has worked at a St. Vincent DePaul thrift store for a number of years, and this book is a collection of her stories—about the people she works with, the people they serve, and her own growth as a down-to-earth Christian. We’ll post some of these chapters, to give you a taste. The stories are so well-written, and they speak truth so clearly and joyfully, you will love Jane and the thrift store folks immediately.