I watched the first episode this morning and the last five minutes broke me. I wept. I then watched the scene with Mary of Magdalene 15 more times, and wept more.
These are difficult times for so many. COVID has destroyed—or at least interrupted—people’s dreams, livelihoods, relationships, disciplines, and family rhythms. Intentionality is needed more than ever to maintain mental, emotional, relational, and spiritual health.
The feel of a hardback, the beauty of an older book sitting on shelf, the smell of the pages in an older book, and the sound of paper as you turn the pages all contribute to the cultivation of a love for reading.