Jun. 7, 1996
In the Evening We Shall Be Examined on Love--St. John of the Cross
Today's Reading: "In the Evening We Shall be Examined on Love" --St. John of the Cross, by Thomas Centolella from LIGHTS AND MYSTERIES, published by Copper Canyon Press.
It's the birthday in 1848 in Paris of painter Eugene Henri Paul Gauguin.
Author Richard Doddridge Blackmore (LORNA DOONE) was born on this day in Longworth, England in 1825.
Today is the birthday of writer Elizabeth Bowen (THE DEATH OF THE HEART, THE HEAT OF THE DAY), in 1899 in Dublin, Ireland.
Poet Gwendolyn Brooks ("We Real Cool") was born in Topeka, Kansas in 1917.
It's the birthday of writer Louise Erdrich (LOVE MEDICINE, THE BEET QUEEN, TALES OF BURNING LOVE), born in Little Falls, Minnesota in 1954.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®