Books & Readers Keeping Each Other Alive

I like the scene of reviving the old book – simply by reading it. Just as books give us a richer inner life, we give life to books by reading them too. Indeed, a book and its reader make sense in themselves only when relating to each other. Reminds me of the teaching that sutras can ‘disappear’ – when neglected, ignored, which makes them as good as ‘dead to us. Amituofo