The Wake Up Call – 24 January 2013

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24 January 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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Today is the feast of St. Francis De Sales…

Read more about St. Francis De Sales’ life

Poem of the Day: St. Francis De Sales  by William Edward Heygate

“The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing… not healing, not curing… that is a friend who cares.”  – Henri Nouwen, born on this day in 1932
*** Books by Henri Nouwen

“Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before.”
- Novelist, Edith Wharton, born on this day in 1862
*** Books by Edith Wharton

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

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