The Wake Up Call –
17 January 2013
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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BESTSELLER LISTS for this week:
- NY Times Bestseller List – Non Fiction
- NY Times Bestseller List – Hardcover Fiction
- Amazon Bestseller List – Christian Theology
Today is the feast of St. Anthony, perhaps the best-known of the Desert Fathers.
Read more about Anthony’s life… Get the [easyazon-link asin=”B003ES5RP8″ locale=”us”]Kindle ebook of St. Athanasius’s Life of St. Anthony[/easyazon-link] for only $1.99!!!
Poem of the day: Rembrandt — Self Portrait: A Poem by Gregory Corso
Corso died on this day in 2001…
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“Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.” – Benjamin Franklin, Born on this day in 1706.
- The Millions: A Review of Juliann Garey’s debut novel TOO BRIGHT TO HEAR, TOO LOUD TO SEE
- Image Journal: Richard Chess on Chaim Potok’s The Chosen and on the benefits of silence
Thanks be to God for this new day, may it be full of beauty and grace!