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January 10, 2017 • Biblical Thinking, Personal Growth

I Don’t Read: The Excuse that Wont Die

Last updated on March 29th, 2019 at 04:14 pm

How many times have we felt shamed by our insufficiencies about our reading ability? Many of us know full well how bad we are at reading. We know our own struggles with wading through thousands of words, just trying to find the intended meaning of a certain book.

We’re left dizzy after not only seeing sentences that are difficult but then again when we have a hundred pages more to go.

Do our struggles with reading, in general, apply to our reading of the Bible? Is there a difference between reading Dickens and reading Paul?

Hate me if you want, but I don’t think the two have as much in common as you may be inclined to think.

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October 13, 2016 • Biblical Thinking

Bible’s Shadow

Last updated on October 19th, 2016 at 11:57 pm

Be oh so worried when the Books about the Bible are more interesting than those books in the Bible.

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May 20, 2016 • Personal Growth

Reading: A Special Pain – How Reading’s Negative Stigmas, are Actually to Your Benefit

Last updated on May 25th, 2016 at 11:16 am

There is no doubt that reading is natural to some and completely unnatural to others. No doubt. In these contemporary times, Psychology has shown us that not everyone’s best way of learning is through books- or words even. Though, I believe modern Psychology is a little weak; weak in regards to that it often gives people permission to be weak and lazy. “I wasn’t born with that learning style,” “My mind just doesn’t work that way.”

Again, there are legitimate credences to those thoughts. My conviction is this though:

“For everyone; reading is a skill (a function) that can be mastered or left alone to die. It’s up to you the individual to see it’s worthwhileness and make it your own art.” Continue Reading

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