A “word picture” of what success means to us is both not only a self-fulfilling prophecy but also a compass that guides us through the labyrinth of life.
Everyone agrees that reading is very important. Through reading, one encounters insights that one might not have accessed otherwise. Consequently, readers have the benefit of a broadened mental and intellectual horizon, increased knowledge and elevated understanding. Through reading, we expose ourselves to new cultures, ideas, beliefs and ways of life which may be different from those in our immediate environment. Oprah Winfrey described this well when she said, “Books were my personal pass to freedom. I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi.”
The subject of spiritual growth is one that is very important to every believer because it is central to our walk of faith. If we are going to live the life that God has called us to live, be all … Continued