Thursday, March 24, 2016
Do you make time to read?
I love to read, but I go in spurts where I make the time each day to read a little. At the top of my stack right now is "Rising Strong" by Brené Brown.
The last book I read (and HIGHLY recommend for my creative buddies and creative wannabes) was "Big Magic" by Elizabeth Gilbert. Another good one. By the end of the book, you'll be calling her "Liz" like she's an old friend.
My home is one with lots of books. Sometimes, they are books I am not really all that interested in reading, but my PG sees them and asks me to pick them up for him. Always with a promise to read them. But he never gets around to it, saying he never has time. I, on the other hand, try to make the time. I find that I bounce between making art, meditation, and reading. I'm still trying to find the mix that works where I get them all in, but that's still a work in progress.
But I've given a lot of thought as to why my PG has difficulty making time to sit and read. Then I found this article by Jess Burnquist. It nearly moved me to tears. If you love or hate to read, it's a great article to check out and to help you understand those who don't like to read.
Tomorrow starts spring break! I'm taking the entire week to get ready for gardening, do some reading, get back to meditation, and just address the things that I love. Yeah, there will be some binge watching, too. But I'm okay with that. I can multitask when I binge watch. Maybe I'll blog a little, too.