The More Wood, the Bigger the Fire
People don’t really care how many books we’ve read. So it’s a waste of time to read kinds of books or numbers of books to impress others.
And it’s also a waste if we spend most of our reading time escaping into a fantasy. I don’t mean fantasy as a genre. I’ve seen glorious realities while sojourning in Middle Earth. I’m talking about literary fast food that tastes good but doesn’t nourish — the kind of stuff that leaves you spiritually sluggish.
Your reading time is precious. So read to see more of what’s real. Read to understand more of what’s true. Ransack books hunting for joy. Read to get glimpses of glory. Read to steer out of your perspective ruts. Read to stir your affections — to feel and feel deeply! Read to make your heart burn.
And you want to know how to burn hotter? Explore really good…