The Wake Up Call –
20 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: “In Whom We Live and Move and Have our Being” – Denise Levertov, who died on this day 1997
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“We spend our time searching for security and hate it when we get it.” – John Steinbeck, who died on this day 1968
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Happy 55th Birthday to Singer/ Song-writer Billy Bragg!
Listen to his rendition of Woody Guthrie’s “Christ for President” recorded with Wilco…
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- Theology Professor Dwight Friesen’s Best Books of 2012
- The Poetry Foundation’s Staff Picks for 2012
- Gawker: Does Manhattan Still have a Literary Nightlife?
Thanks be to God for this new day, may it be full of beauty and grace!