Reading wasn’t always my favourite thing to do. In fact, throughout high-school, I believe I mastered the art of writing a paper without reading the book. I look back, however, and think of how better my papers would have been if I started reading sooner. Some of it had to do with the topics, and I certainly didn’t like fiction. But as I’ve entered into the workplace, future education, and now into ministry, I’ve realized reading keeps your mind sharp.
In Newfoundland and Labrador (where I live), we have an increasing excuse to decrease our reading habits. Unfortunately, the province added a tax to books. But just because we’re the only province in Canada to tax books, doesn’t mean we have to be the only province who stops reading. I’d like to offer five cost-effective ways we can make this happen:
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