VOLUME 5, Wake Up Call

The Wake Up Call – 17 December 2012

The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
17 December 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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Poem of the day: “Forgiveness” by John Greenleaf Whitter, who was born on this day in 1807.
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“Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.”  – Sufi Poet Rumi, who died on this day 1273
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“Only two classes of books are of universal appeal. The very best and the very worst.”  – Novelist Ford Maddox Ford, born on this day in 1873.


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Thanks be to God for this new day, may it be full of beauty and grace!

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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com

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