Reading books can be a consumerist game and I CAN BE queen of that. I LOVE to read books BUT if it doesn’t change any behavior, I may enjoy the process, but I don’t reap the incredible benefits from each book!
I have tried a few different ways to remember what I learned. I used to print out highlighted notes. In light of my search for margin, all the notes I highlighted were too cumbersome and hard to truly implement or remember what I learned. Now, I have one notebook for all the books I’m reading and start a new section for each book. Because I like to read more than one at a time, I leave a lot of space and go back and add a book if I left enough space between two books notes. Does that make sense? I may highlight notes in my book and actually write a few of these quotes down with the thoughts that they inspire. I take a lot less notes, but they are more quality. And my notebook is like my little golden goose of what I’m learning!
Today I wanted to share my list to read in 2015. I will start by saying, I can’t really get into fiction reading. I love reading, but less as a hobby and more as part of growth. So you won’t see a single fiction on my list. And 25 is ALOT. I honestly had planned to read 20 but had some trouble cutting down the last 7, so 25 it is! Also, so many of these are half-finished books, I am cheating a little! 🙂
I have them divided up into categories of areas I like to learn. The ones with a line through I have already read this year. The ones with an asterisk, I have already started or need to finish from last year.
2020 Yearly Prayer Journal
FIND FOCUS. ELIMINATE DISTRACTIONS. EXPERIENCE GOD.
No more waiting! It's in the shop now!
What is on your list to read in 2015?