The Magic of Reading: Why I make you do it

A Walk with Dad

Yoda-reading-small“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.” – George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons

My dear son, you abound with so much creative energy – from the toy swords you swing to the toy guns you sling you become the hero in a multitude of worlds in a vast array of ways.  The world is so wide-open to you – so free.  The way you use movie quotes to express how you feel these days…

Your love of books is closer to the surface than you think.

It may seem tedious at first – getting from one sentence to the next; then finishing a paragraph; then a page.  But do it enough and you will be swept away into worlds of dragons and fairies, pitchers and hitters.  Your mind will thrive on the opening up of possibilities you…

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