The table display has changed once again. There are a couple of biographies out: -In the Footsteps of Martin Luther -The Faith of Helen Keller A book of devotions by Charles Swindell is also displayed: - Season of Life Another short book that could be read in daily installments is Spiritual Lessons from an Apple Orchard. The music selection is a CD of familiar hymns: "Amazing Grace Tender Hymns of Faith"
This month, there are several selections for young readers: One is a biography about Corrie ten Boom, a Dutch woman who helped hide Jews from the Nazis. The other two are fiction selections, each from a series. The first series is Baker Street: The Weird Soccer Match, by Jerry Jenkins. The other is Mandie and the Cherokee Legend, by Leppard.
The September issue of "Christianity Today " is also available.
Helen Steiner Rice as a particular favorite poet of my dad. While perusing her collection entitled Somebody Loves You, I came across one poem that seemed especially fitting for our times. It is called "God of Creation Save our Nation."
GOD OF CREATION SAVE OUR NATION
GREAT GOD THE FATHER OF ALL CREATION LOOK DOWN UPON THIS STRIFE-TORN NATION, REVIVE OUR SPIRITS LAIN DORMANT SO LONG, RENEW OUR FAITH AND KEEP IT STRONG, FORGIVE OUR ARROGANCE AND GREED AND GUIDE US IN THIS HOUR OF NEED - HAND OF GOD REACH OUT ONCE MORE AND WITH THE "BREATH OF LIFE" RESTORE YOUR SPIRIT IN THE FLESH OF MEN SO WE MAY LIVE IN PEACE AGAIN - FOR MANKIND'S FUTURE AND SURVIVAL DEPEND ALONE ON THE SPIRIT'S REVIVAL!