I read to be conscientious, to understand myself and the world a little better.
We may gain love in time or be born with it. This is what Rama shares with us as she describes her relationship with reading. She was always attracted to it, always in love with it, and always gripped by stories and meaning since the early days of her childhood.
At a time when toys and games were the favorite companions of her peers, Rama was more than content with the company of books and reading, which touched her soul. She took refuge in the paper pages of books to ease the burdens of differences and her never-ending questions.
Reading provides her with the serenity and reassurance that help her move steadfastly along through the bustling corridors of her mind which is always brimming with questions. Reading has provided her the seeking eyes both to watch her step and to pick up the many answers she finds along the way.