i'm also a book starter, as opposed to a book finisher. i'll start a book and get so enveloped in it that i'll hail it as the best book i've ever read, start applying its principles, and then set it down... and never pick it back up.
i'll get distracted and life will move on as the dust settles on the beloved book. soon enough another book will catch my fancy and i'll start that one. and so the cycle continues. i wouldn't call myself "a reader", so that probably doesn't help either.
this is my current pile of loved-them-so-much-that-they-remain-unfinished books.
and there are about six more sitting unfinished in my kindle app. seriously, it's like a disorder. so, i'm forcing myself to finish all of them before i'm allowed to pick up a new book.
are you this way? want to join me in this challenge?
let's finish all those unfinished books. and then let's pick up a brand new one, fresh with the relief and satisfaction of having just finished a whole buncha books.
edited to include the list of all the books i'm committed to finish:
Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God
Grace for the Good Girl: Letting Go of the Try-Hard Life
The Pursuit of God
The Fitting Room: Putting On the Character of Christ
What Women Fear: Walking in Faith that Transforms
The Kite Runner
You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church...and Rethinking Faith
One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are
Lies Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free
and once i'm done with those, this is the first one i'll be picking up:
Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit
after emailing with my friend Lindsy, i'm planning to read one a month, just to keep myself at a good pace. some of these only have a few chapters left, so i'll be finished much faster, but one-per-month seems like a good place to start!
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