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Hastiness and superficiality are the psychic diseases of the 20th century, and more than anywhere else this disease is reflected in the press.
-Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn,
who was born on this date in 1918.
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The Wake Up CallPoem of the Day:
Theory of Prayer
by Thomas Merton
Yesterday marked the anniversary of Merton’s death
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A Cross-Shattered Church: Reclaiming the Theological Heart of Preaching
By Stanley Hauerwas

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The Wake Up Call – December 11, 2014

 

The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
11 December 2012

Like the smell of strong coffee wafting down the hall, we offer a few book-related thoughts and stories to jumpstart your day…

 

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“Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.” – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, born on this day in 1918
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“The only advice I can give to aspiring writers is don’t do it unless you’re willing to give your whole life to it.” – Novelist/Poet, Jim Harrison, born on this day in 1937
– Read our review of Harrison’s recent book The Etiquette of Freedom.
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Thanks be to God for this new day, may it be full of beauty and grace!

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