In 2011 I made a Christmas card out of coffee dregs. It involved a bit of self critique and second-guessing about how the principle of radical redemption doesn’t necessarily work. In the end I sort of forced the issue, and made it “work”, but here’s what went through my mind:

So you made a tree from coffee dregs. Cute. It’s a very local kind of redemption. Go redeem something really significant. Go relieve some suffering instead of causing it.


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