Natasha’s Study: Giving Myself an Incomplete

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWhile attending seminary over the past 3 ½ years, I have acquired books, lots of them actually. Some may think that seminary increases one’s learning and understanding, and it does. For me, however, seminary also revealed how much I didn’t know and how much more I need to learn. So I started buying books to fill my learning gap. Sometimes people gifted me with books or publishers mailed books for me to review, and I could only get to a few at a time because my seminary reading load was so heavy. It short, I had a problem.

Once I graduated, I decided to give my brain a rest. I read a little during the summer months but not nearly as much as I would have liked. When my daughter returned to school, I started attacking the books on my shelf. There were so many interesting choices that I found myself picking up a new book to read every few days and I haven’t finished any of them. Therefore, I am giving myself an incomplete and vowing not to crack open another new book until I finish the ones I have already started.

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Guest Post: What do you Know about the Finisher?

I loved this post about running the race of life by my college friend and fellow English major, QuaWanna, and was glad she gave me the opportunity to share this with you.

There are people that read the end of a book before they decide to commit to the rest of the chapters.  I don’t understand it, although I’ve read about several reasons why people choose to do so. “How does skipping to the end tell the reader anything about what happens throughout the book?” 

Good question.  Hold that thought…..

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