VOLUME 6, Wake Up Call

The Wake Up Call – 5 March 2013

The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
28 February 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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“To put meaning in one’s life may end in madness, But life without meaning is the torture of restlessness and vague desire — It is a boat longing for the sea and yet afraid.” – Poet Edgar Lee Masters, who died on this day in 1950
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How often I have found that we grow to maturity not by doing what we like, but by doing what we should. How true it is that not every ‘should’ is a compulsion, and not every ‘like’ is a high morality and true freedom. – Theologian Karl Rahner, born on this day 1904.
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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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