The Wake Up Call –
7 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 Ambrose (c.330-397)!
Read Alban Butler’s classic account of Ambrose’s life from LIVES OF THE SAINTS…
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“What was any art but a mould in which to imprison for a moment the shining elusive element which is life itself – life hurrying past us and running away, too strong to stop, too sweet to lose.” – Novelist Willa Cather, born on this day in 1873.
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- NPR Books: The Best Historical Fiction of 2012.
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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