The Wake Up Call –
26 November 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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“Religion without humanity is very poor human stuff.”- Sojourner Truth, who died on this day in 1883.
“If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself. ” – Charles M. Schulz, Cartoonist and creator of the Peanuts strip, who was born on this day in 1922.
- LA Review of Books: On David Foster Wallace’s new collection of essays.
- Mockingbird: An excerpt of Walker Percy’s essential essay “On Naming and Being Named.”
- The Millions: The joy of donating books.
Thanks be to God for this new day, may it be full of beauty and grace!