Booking It

Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and heed the things which are written in it; for the time is near.
Revelation 1:3

Hi Guys!

I'm incredibly happy to write about this post, which is going to be a lot less "growth" related and way more educational. I don't know how it's happened, but I've become a book worm within the last two months. It literally started with getting a pre-loved copy of The Beautiful and Damned from a local coffee shop and has continued through Becoming, Shoe Dog, and All About Love (up next).

It has been a minute since I've genuinely picked up a book for pleasure and suddenly, I can't seem to put one down. Last year, I found myself reading a few Christian books because I really needed to fill myself back up with God, but now, I'm finding myself pulling various types of work to simply fill myself up with knowledge. Memoirs have been the most common right now - I have Barbara Walter's Audition in queue - and it has been so nice to learn from various people through their own words.
I am a firm believer in the power of words and as a communicator, I am loving this period of absorbing all of these words from rather smart people. It's exciting to build a repertoire of literature works to discuss with others, it's fun connect with characters from stories, it's enlightening to recognize the similarities between an author and yourself. There is true joy in getting lost in someones story, whether it be fiction or nonfiction, being able to joyfully receive what someone has created is a moment of happiness. 

Reading isn't for everyone, but I do want to encourage more people to give reading a try. It can be difficult finding what tickles your fancy, but it is so worth it. Being able to unplug from our tech, up our communicating skills, and exercising our brain are just a few gains we get from picking up a book. Truthfully, I wish I would've started back reading more sooner, but as with anything in life, better late than never. 

If anyone needs some reading recommendations, feel free to leave a comment or message me on Instagram or Facebook and I'll get to you pronto! 

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