Think not of the books you’ve bought as a “to be read” pile. Instead, think of your bookcase as a wine cellar. You collect books to be read at the right time, the right place, and the right mood. ~ Luc van Donkersgoed

As a lover of books, I so appreciate Luc’s analysis. I have been known to acquire books with no intention of reading them immediately. (Those who know me are rolling their eyes so hard right now that I am afraid their eyes will get stuck in the back of their head.) Initially I had some, not a lot of, guilt about procuring books without a clear plan to use them. Not anymore! I trust then, as I do now, that my Wise Self knows what my Future Self will need.

This phenomenon proved to be the case last week. A book…

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