Reading is one of my life long favorite activities. Even so, I often find myself, in this season, busy and not making the time for sitting down with a book. That said, one of the ways I have sought to redeem all the time I spend driving is with audio books. It has taken me some time to get a good rhythm and mindset for audio book reading. I am a crazy note taker, line highlighter, and corner folder but that is not something one can do while driving! There was a struggle for a while I tried to think of a way to take notes but safety won over and I’ve let that go. Instead I now choose books for enjoyment and remind myself to trust that nuggets of truth and creativity will settle in my mind and continue my growth and understanding in life without the notes.
Overall I read 23 books in 2015. My favorites were Dear Mr Knightly, Around the World in 80 Days, Wherever the River Runs, When Invisible Children Sing and Fringe Hours.Continue Reading