To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark. (Victor Hugo, 19th century French dramatist)

People who read a lot—no matter what the source—have very likely forgotten what it was like not to be able to read. Where would we be if it weren’t for this most valuable means of communication, second only, perhaps, to speech? We must not take the ability to read for granted; in fact, we should encourage wider reading to our youth.

He must always keep that copy [God’s Word] with him and read it daily as long as he lives. That way he will learn to fear the Lord his God by obeying all the terms of these instructions and decrees. (Deuteronomy 17:19)

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