I got another Bible in the mail yesterday. Hannah wanted to know how many I needed. I think a few more will be needed before I'm done. This year alone I got two new Bibles and it's only March. I bought them with specific things in mind. One is a journaling bible, it has wide lined margins. I use it for Bible study, but honestly, I bought it to give to my daughter, once I've studied through the majority of it at least once.
And the other one is a One Year Bible. I tend to read the One Year Bible plan on my electronic device everyday. But there has been a desire in me to start my day with less electric glow. And I know that I have some days coming this year when I won't have access to Internet when I wake up. The thing that surprised me was how excited Joel was to see it in the house. I guess he's been feeling the same way about wanting more Jesus but not wanting to use a multipurpose device to get to him. Personally, I get easily distracted when I use my IPad to read scripture. Things ding, I go to research something, stop by Facebook and Twitter before heading back, might as well see what's happened on Instagram, oh and there's Pinterest, too. Now what was I doing? Oh yeah, hey, Jesus!
We'll see how a single purpose book plays out over the electronic glow.