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Tag: Tara Haley

Honoring the Maker

By: Susan Den Herder In the words of my favorite farmer-poet-essayist,  “…to make a product that is not both useful and beautiful, is to dishonor God, nature, the thing that is made, and whomever it is made for.”  Common Good Things, an initiative of Coracle, is...

A Feast for the Senses, For God’s Sake!

For more pictures: follow @commongoodthing on Instagram, or go to commongoodthings.com/feastphotos. Last week I had the opportunity to visit one of the oldest letterpress print shops in the country.  I knew the company well, but that knowledge hardly compared to the...
The Warm Hope of a Cold Spring

The Warm Hope of a Cold Spring

“A cold spring: the violet was flawed on the lawn. For two weeks or more the trees hesitated; the little leaves waited, carefully indicating their characteristics. Finally a grave green dust settled over your big and aimless hills… The infant oak-leaves swung through...
Coracle Annual Report 2017-2018

Coracle Annual Report 2017-2018

Dear ones, I’m delighted to offer you Coracle’s Annual Report for 2017, and a look into 2018.   Please take some time to look it through, thank God with us, and pray for us coming into 2018.  If you would like to receive a hard-copy, send your address in an email to...

Caring for You and Creation

Last week I spent my day off doing a deep spring cleaning. I swept the dirty corners of my room, dusted-off countertops and and opened all the windows of my house to let the fresh air in; and once everything was back in its place – dusted, cleaned, polished and...