The Questions A Reader Asks

By Rev. Ruth Fitzgerald  •  January 20, 2022

Illuminating books. We can read that phrase a couple of different ways. Are books, by their contents illuminating? Do they shed new understanding on life’s experiences or uncover new information? Yes. Or, are we illuminating books, and their meaning for us? Yes, again. Might they also illuminate something about the person who recommended a book to us? Or about our own hearts? The questions a reader asks. I don’t remember a time when I wasn’t a reader. There’s a big yellow book on my bookshelf..

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