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"Times, Places, and People"

Reading habits are conditioned by three factors: the existence of privacy, the purchase of books by adults, and the presence of at least one adult who reads frequently.
C. S. Medina1
A single day spent in your Temple is better than a thousand anywhere else. I would rather be a doorman of the Temple of my God than live in palaces of wickedness. For Jehovah God is our Light and our Protector. He gives us grace and glory. No good thing will he withhold from those who walk along his paths. Psalm 84:10, 11

Once the decision has been made to pray, the time and place we decide to pray, and the people we associate with, all become crucial.

Carl Hines, a communications engineer for the Santa Fe railroad in Topeka, Kansas, credits some of these physical elements for stimulating his prayer life:

"I grew up in a home with a Christian mother and went to church regularly until I was five or six years old. But Mom got cancer and died when I was nine. Dad was an alcoholic, and we moved around a lot. I was ...

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