The Wake Up Call –
20 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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ERB editor Chris Smith is doing a blog series on gratitude this week on the Slow Church blog… Read the first post: Rooted in God’s Abundant Provision
Poem of the Day: My November Guest by Robert Frost…
“??Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.”
– Astronomer, Edwin Powell Hubble, born on this day 1889.
“There is no moral authority like that of sacrifice. ” – South African writer and Nobel Laureate Nadine Gordimer, born on this day in 1923
- NPR Books: Ed Blum and Paul Harvey’s THE COLOR OF CHRIST
[Read Our Review… ]
- Image Journal: Daniel Siedell on the poetics of painting
[Get Siedell’s excellent book GOD IN THE GALLERY for only $4.39 for Kindle… Limited Time! ]
Thanks be to God for this new day, may it be full of beauty and grace!
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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