Archives For December 2014

God is always coming to you in the Sacrament of the Present Moment. Meet and receive Him there with gratitude in that sacrament.”
– Evelyn Underhill,
who was born on this date in 1875.
 
The Wake Up CallPoem of the Day:
Ready for Silence
An Advent Poem by
Madeleine L’Engle
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*** 3 Advent Poems by
Madeleine L’Engle

 
Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day:
Flunking Sainthood
By Jana Riess

Only $2.99!!!
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The Wake Up Call – December 6, 2014

 

Amazon is currently running The Big Deal ebook sale again.
We pick the best ebooks from this sale that are available for $3.99 or less!!!

CLICK HERE to browse the full The Big Deal sale of over 400 titles

Prices good through Dec. 21…

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*** $2.99

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*** $1.99

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Novels are like paintings, specifically watercolors. Every stroke you put down you have to go with. Of course you can rewrite, but the original strokes are still there in the texture of the thing.
– Joan Didion,

who was born on this date in 1934.

 
The Wake Up CallPoem of the Day:
Love Came Down at Christmas
Christina Rossetti,
born on this date, 1830
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Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day:
The Jesus Creed
By Scot McKnight

Only $2.99!!!
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The Wake Up Call – December 5, 2014

Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it.”
– Hannah Arendt,
who died on this date in 1975.
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The Wake Up CallPoem of the Day:
Silent Hour
Rainer Maria Rilke,
born on this date, 1875
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***  3 Poems by Rainer Maria Rilke

 
Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day:
My Little King: The Christmas Stories and Songs of George Macdonald

Only 99c!!!
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The Wake Up Call – December 4, 2014

Look at what’s happening in this world. Every day there’s something exciting or disturbing to write about. With all that’s going on, how could I stop?”
– Gwendolyn Brooks, poet
who died on this date in 2000.

 
The Wake Up CallPoem of the Day:
We Real Cool
Gwendolyn Brooks
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Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day:
Advent Conspiracy: Can Christmas Still Change the World?
By Rick McKinley and Chris Seay

Only $1.99!!!
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The Wake Up Call – December 3, 2014

 

Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

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By J. Richard Middleton

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