If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.
Antoine de Saint Exupery
Vision begets action, and the dreams and desires of our heart manifest themselves in our thoughts and deeds. There’s much more power when people catch a vision, than when they simply follow orders. But the desire must begin somewhere.
A good book has the capacity to stir this longing for truth, to give a fresh perspective to reality. It can play a role in awakening the heart to yearn for something beyond the mundane–not for the vast and endless sea, but the far greater wonders of eternity.
Which books have served to broaden your horizons?
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