Archives For November 2014

If we are the greatest nation the sun ever shone upon, it would seem to be mainly because we have been able to goad our wage-earners to this pitch of frenzy.”
– Upton Sinclair,
who died on this date in 1968.

 
Poem of the Day:
I sing the Mighty Power of God
A Hymn by Isaac Watts,
who died on this date in 1748

 

Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day:
Arctic Dreams
(A National Book Award Winner)

By Barry Lopez

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The Wake Up Call – November 25, 2014

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”
– Thomas Edison,
Edison announced the invention of the phonograph on this date in 1877.
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Poem of the Day:
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
by Robert Frost
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*** From our feature:
Three Snow Poems

 

Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day:
The Poems of Rowan Williams

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The Wake Up Call – November 20, 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 Nov 23…

*** $3.99

The Poems of Rowan Williams

*** $1.99

Lead with Humility: 12 Leadership Lessons from Pope Francis

By Jeffrey Krames

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Religion without humanity is very poor human stuff.
Sojourner Truth,

born on this date, 1787
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Poem of the Day:
“Carrying Food Home in Winter”
by Margaret Atwood,
born on this date 1939

 

Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day:
Free of Charge:
Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace
by Miroslav Volf
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The Wake Up Call – November 18, 2014

Food tells you everything about the way people live and who they are.”
– Martin Scorsese, filmmaker,
born on this date, 1942
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Poem of the Day:
“A Harp of Song”
by Jami,
Sufi poet,
who died this date, 1492
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Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day:
Lead with Humility:
12 Leadership Lessons from Pope Francis
by Jeffrey Krames
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The Wake Up Call – November 17, 2014

The history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality.”
-Elizabeth Cady Stanton, women’s rights activist,
born on this date, 1815
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Poem of the Day:
Whether I Live or Die
by Richard Baxter,
theologian and poet,
born on this date, 1615
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Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day:
The Kingdom New Testament
by N.T. Wright
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The Wake Up Call – November 12, 2014

Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad.
-Fyodor Dostoevsky,
born on this date, 1821
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Poem of the Day:
Closure: A Much Needed War
by Steve Mason
*** A poem for Veteran’s Day

 

Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day:
A People’s History of Christianity
by Diana Butler Bass
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The Wake Up Call – November 11, 2014

Without work, all life goes rotten. But when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
– Albert Camus,
born on this date, 1913
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Poem of the Day:
“Lucky Peacemakers”
by Eugene Peterson
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*** 3 Poems from Eugene Peterson’s collection HOLY LUCK.

 

Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day:
Love in the Ruins: A Novel
by Walker Percy
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The Wake Up Call – November 7, 2014

It is not easy to convey a sense of wonder, let alone resurrection wonder, to another. It’s the very nature of wonder to catch us off guard, to circumvent expectations and assumptions. Wonder can’t be packaged, and it can’t be worked up. It requires some sense of being there and some sense of engagement.”
―Eugene H. Peterson,
born on this date, 1932

 
Poem of the Day:
“Falling Leaves and Early Snow”
By Kenneth Rexroth

 

Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day:
Everyday Justice: The Global Impact of our Daily Choices
Julie Clawson
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The Wake Up Call – November 6, 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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 Sacred Seed

Global Peace Initiative of Women

Watch a video intro from Sr. Joan Chittister…

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