Thrift Store Graces by Jane Knuth
Finding God's Gifts in the Midst of the Mess

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The “ridiculous” religious thinking that when we help the poor, they end up helping us is at the heart of the 30 stories that Jane Knuth shares in Thrift Store Graces, the sequel to her popular Thrift Store Saints. Witty, inspiring, and thought-provoking all at once, the stories in Thrift Store Graces subtly compel us to redefine what it means to volunteer and to rethink why it is that we volunteer in the first place.


About Jane Knuth

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Jane Knuth has been volunteering at the St. Vincent de Paul thrift store in Kalamazoo, Michigan, for the last 17 years. She is also a math tutor. Knuth and her husband, Dean, live in Portage, Michigan.
Published March 1, 2012 by Loyola Press. 144 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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God can show up in the most random places, including, evidently, second-hand shops. Knuth (Thrift Store Saints), longtime volunteer for St. Vincent de Paul thrift store in Kalamazoo, Mich., offers bri

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Knuth states at the end of Thrift Store Saints that she is a full-fledged Vincentian now, having learned from St. Vincent de Paul's teachings, her fellow workers, and especially from the poor she serves.

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