Books are a good way to provide entertainment and open our eyes to new perspectives, but do you ever think, “So many books, so little time.” If you find yourself in this situation, have you ever thought about audiobooks? In today’s society, we are always on the move, running here and there and back again with little time to pursue our own personal interests. Audiobooks provide the means to experience books in our fast-paced and busy world. They serve as a way to decompress and forget about the worries of the day. If we’re not careful, we may even learn something new and gain new insight. We can escape temporarily into a different world or time period. So, while exercising, traveling, cooking supper, or doing household chores, audiobooks may be just the means to finally get to those bestsellers or topics that have been eluding you. Happy reading and happy listening.
By Catherine Duenne, OSB