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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…)

 

Night Driving: A Story of Faith in the Dark

By Addie Zierman

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As we are now well-entrenched in November, here are eight classic poems about this autumn month…

Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Adrienne Rich, Gwendolyn Brooks, and MORE….

 

How Happy I Was If I Could Forget
Emily Dickinson

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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…)

Between the World and Me

By Ta-Nehisi Coates

Read an essay on this book from NEW YORK magazine

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Today (March 20) is the first day of spring…
Here are a few of our favorite spring poems:

 

Another Spring

Christina Rossetti

If I might see another Spring
I’d not plant summer flowers and wait:
I’d have my crocuses at once,
My leafless pink mezereons,
My chill-veined snowdrops, choicer yet
My white or azure violet,
Leaf-nested primrose; anything
To blow at once not late.

If I might see another Spring
I’d listen to the daylight birds
That build their nests and pair and sing,
Nor wait for mateless nightingale;
I’d listen to the lusty herds,
The ewes with lambs as white as snow,
I’d find out music in the hail
And all the winds that blow.

If I might see another Spring–
O stinging comment on my past
That all my past results in “if”–
If I might see another Spring
I’d laugh to-day, to-day is brief;
I would not wait for anything:
I’d use to-day that cannot last,
Be glad to-day and sing.

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In honor of Women’s History Month, here are 10 FREE classics by women author’s that you should have on your e-reader!

 

Poems by Emily Dickinson, Three Series, Complete

 

Alt.Kindle and other FREE versions of this ebook
available HERE via PROJECT GUTENBERG

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Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.”
– Lord Byron, poet,

Born on this day 1788
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Poem of the Day:
It sifts from Leaden Sieves
Emily Dickinson

 
 
 

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The Blue Parakeet: Rethinking How you Read the Bible

By Scot McKnight
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The Wake Up Call – January 22, 2015

There is no Frigate like a Book
To take us Lands away”
– Emily Dickinson,
who was born on this date in 1830.
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The Wake Up CallPoem of the Day:
Christmas Meditations
by George Macdonald,
who was born on this day in 1824
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*** 3 Christmas Poems by George Macdonald

 

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Forgiving our Fathers and Mothers
By Leslie Leyland Fields

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The Wake Up Call – December 10, 2014

 

Gratitude

Gratitude should guide our daily lives, and indeed it is at the heart of a different way of being, and as John Pattison and I have argued in SLOW CHURCH, it is at the heart of a different sort of economy.  Here are five classic poems that express gratitude for the abundant life of creation.

i thank You God for most this amazing
e.e. cummings

 

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Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.”
-Thich Nhat Hanh,
Buddhist monk and peacemaker,
who was born on this day 1926

Read Thomas Merton’s Essay
“Thich Nhat Hanh is my Brother”


 

Poem of the Day:
The Moon
-Emily Dickinson
(In honor of the lunar eclipse this week)
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A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius
by Dave Eggers

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The Wake Up Call – October 11, 2014

It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.”
-Frank Herbert, novelist, author of the Dune series,
who was born on this day, 1892
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Poem of the Day:
Besides the Autumn Poets Sing
Emily Dickinson

*** One of Five Classic Autumn Poems

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Gaudy Night
(A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery)

by Dorothy Sayers

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The Wake Up Call – October 8, 2014