catapult magazine

catapult magazine
Heirloom

vol. 13, num. 15 :: 2014.07.25 — 2014.09.04

Take an object of negligible value and attach a great-great-grandparent to it and you have an article of infinite value -- in some cases.  On the things we hold dear, and the things that lose their luster between generations.

 

Feature

Treasures in my tin

On the things we hold dear, and the things that lose their luster between generations.

Editorial

A neverending story

Forget grandma’s brooch -- what do you do when you inherit a 27,000 square foot building?

Articles

Broken, yet priceless

Remembering grandma, and basic truths about our humanity.

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Sharing the abundance

More than just china handed down through the generations.

Salvaged goods

Horseshoes, house shoes and households, lost and found.

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Gallery

In case you missed it the first time

The clarity of a dumpster

Could filling a roll-off be considered a spiritual discipline?

The tasty tomato

Pondering a summer fruit in the middle of winter.

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Scott

An uneasy legacy tied together with the thread of a shared name.

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Weaving the web

If children, then heirs

Jennifer Strange writes about the unfolding of family culture.

 

House on Loon Lake

Adam Beckman attempts to sort out the mystery of a house he and his friends broke into in the 1970s.

 
 

daily asterisk

So do you want to make culture? Find a community, a small group who can lovingly fuel your dreams and puncture your illusions. Find friends and form a family who are willing to see grace at work in one another’s lives, who can discern together which gifts and which crosses each has been called to bear. Find people who have a holy respect for power and a holy willingness to spend their power alongside the powerless. Find some partners in the wild and wonderful world beyond church doors. And then, together, make something of the world.

Andy Crouch
Culture Making


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