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March 12, 2014
Dear Friends of Radical Joy for Hard Times,

We are excited to present Radical Joy Revealed, a weekly message of inspiration about finding and making beauty in wounded places. For the first three weeks you'll receive it free every Wednesday. After March 12, it will be sent to subscribers only. We hope you'll enjoy Radical Joy Revealed and that you'll become a regular subscriber!
Walking the Path of the Tornado
Painted tree, Joplin, MO 
Painting a tree killed by a tornado. Photo by Eric Thayer/ Reuters
On May 23, 2012, one year after a tornado cut a devastating swath through Joplin, Missouri, the people of the town gathered together not just to remember the wounds but to create beauty out of the ruins around them and in their own hearts.

They walked together through the path of the tornado... prayed at the ruins of churches and the hospital... remembered the 161 people who had died in the storm... and noticed the beauty of wildflowers blooming in ground that had been smothered in debris.

Here Emily Frankoski and Dolores Bilke give new life to a tree that killed by the tornado.

 
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Radical Joy Revealed is a weekly message of inspiration about finding and making beauty in the Earth's wounded places. It's an inside look at what radical joy means and how it's made.

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Radical Joy for Hard Times is a global community dedicated to finding and making beauty in wounded places. Reconnecting with these places, sharing our stories of loss and despair, and making acts of beauty there, we transform the land, reconnect people and the places that nourish them, and empower ourselves to make a difference in the way we live on Earth.
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