The beauty and blessing of books in our lives

2021-06-01T19:11:48-04:00April 17th, 2021|Categories: Hamilton Spectator|Tags: , , , |14 Comments

“Healing place for the soul,” is what the ancient Greeks wrote at the doorways to their libraries. You don’t get that sacredness when you visit, say, YouTube. Or Netflix. Or your handy smartphone. “In the beginning was the Word,” is what the ancients also declared. Not “In the beginning was the microchip.” It’s something to think about this upcoming week, our ongoing relationship, or lack