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Jan 31

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Reading for pleasure

On Friday night I mentioned going to the library to get some mindless books.  I’ve already finished two and a half of them. It’s been wonderful to escape into someone else’s story for a little while. And it’s been SO long since I’ve read something purely for the fun of it.

I have a friend who keeps a notebook with the name and author of every book she reads. I think she started it in high school. Wouldn’t it be amazing to have that kind of record?  I think of it periodically and tell myself that I want to start one, but I’ve never yet actually done it.  Maybe this year.  :-)

At any given time I usually have four to six books that I’m reading.  But lately most of those books have been “good for me”.  To have some “chick lit” – enough of a story to keep me engaged, but nothing so serious that I have to think hard about it – has been a lovely miracle the last few days!

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Leah Carey

Leah Carey is the Chief Miracle Officer of The Miracle Journal, where she writes about the large and small miracles that happen in her life every day. She is a life coach, speaker, journalist, freelance writer, and lover of life. In all of those pursuits, she works with people to identify what’s already right in your life so you can build an even more joyful and fulfilling daily experience from that foundation. You can find her on Facebook, , Twitter, and YouTube.

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