“Let’s say you receive a surprise windfall of $1.6 million dollars. After you are picked up off the floor, what will you do? Well I know what I’d do. I’d put most of it in the bank. Yep. That’s what my mom and dad told me to do, because you know, you can never have too much money. OK, maybe I’d go buy myself something new at Goodwill – excuse me, I mean GW Designers – but for the most part, I’d be banking it. That is, until I read this book.” Read the full review by Cesie Delve Scheuermann.
On Our Minds
Read the text here from Laura and Ami’s interview with Phil Miglioratti.
Laura’s interview with John Clemons aired this week on eighty stations across the country. Listen here.
The esteemed Martin Marty wrote about LaSalle’s check giveaway in 2014. He revisits the topic in this week’s column: “What’s new, two years later? Enough to fill the book Love Let Go with cheering and practical accounts and prompts for further action by others. In this short column we cannot even begin to elaborate on these; the book does that eloquently. We can, however, point to its thesis, as reflected in the subtitle: Radical Generosity for the Real World. I could profane the plot by writing a true but merely practical summary: ‘radical generosity works.’ But Truax and Campbell sacralize the story by rooting it in the trust and faith they demonstrate, as did their members.” « read more »
“Call it the iconoclast’s manifesto. ‘Love Let Go: Radical Generosity for the Real World’ inserts itself into our culture of consumption as a no-holds-barred call for grace-filled giving. It’s radical, all right. At once a meditation on generosity and a spur to action, it stands a mighty chance of shaking loose your acquisitive grip and beckoning your most generous self.” « read more »
Listen to Amalya’s conversation with Kevin Krueger from WGTS in Washington, D.C.
Listen to Laura’s interview with Dwight Lehnhoff as she tells stories from Love Let Go.
An excerpt from the book is the magazine’s cover article for its April 12 issue, in time for Holy Week. « read more »