VOLUME 5, Wake Up Call

The Wake Up Call – 6 December 2012

The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
6 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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Today is the Feast of Saint Nicholas (270-343)!
Read Alban Butler’s classic account of Nicholas’ life from LIVES OF THE SAINTS…
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Poem of the Day: “Christ’s Nativity” – Henry Vaughan
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“God is always coming to you in the Sacrament of the Present Moment. Meet and receive Him there with gratitude in that sacrament.” – Evelyn Underhill, born on this day 1875.
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Book News:

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

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