The Wake Up Call –
5 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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Today is the feast of Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptist.
Here is a poignant poem about Mary’s visiting Elizabeth by Luci Shaw…
“In nature’s economy the currency is not money, it is life.” – Vandana Shiva, Physicist and Ecologist, born on this day 1952.
“Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance” – Will Durant, Historian, born on this day 1885.
- The LA Review of Books on Oprah: the Gospel of an Icon.
“Kathryn Lofton’s new book explores the ways Oprah’s brand incorporates both consumerism and spirituality, often confusing the two.”
- Image Journal on its artist of the month: Poet William Wenthe.
Thanks be to God for this new day, may it be full of beauty and grace!