Because that's what stories do. They shape us.
The power of story is tremendous, and every story you remember from your childhood is important to consider as you begin this journey.
What genres did you return to again and again? Which literary character was your hero? How did you see the world differently because of the stories that stole your young heart?
For, you see, you must remember how you began to see where you can go.
“I have hated words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right.” ― Markus Zusak,
Challenge for today: Think about the books from your childhood. If you weren't a reader growing up, think about the stories, fables, or Disney movies that captured your imagination. Think about how they shaped you and how you want books to play a role in your future.
This post is part of my 31 Days to a Better Reading Life series.