“What an artist is trying to do for people is bring them closer to something, because of course art is about sharing. You wouldn’t be an artist unless you wanted to share an experience, a thought.”
– Artist David Hockney
born on this day in 1937

 
Poem of the Day:
July Afternoon by the Pond
by Walt Whitman
 
Kindle Ebook of the Day: 
Scandal of the Evangelical Conscience
by Ron Sider – $3.03!!!
 
 

We’re reviving this daily feature in a new, simpler format
*** If you want to receive these daily updates in your in-box each morning, sign up here.

 

The Wake Up Call – July 9, 2014