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Lions Roar : July 2018
Starting Fresh Begin by choosing a text to work with. It’s best to choose a short text or short portion of a longer text. Before you start to read, take a moment to settle your mind, breathe, and relax. Note any residuals of neurotic and competitive “student-ism,” such as feel- ings of inadequacy or self-doubt on one hand, or tendencies toward academic pride or aggression on the other. Try to take a fresh approach, free of assumptions. Getting a Feeling for the Text Read straight through the entire selection. First read through it silently, then read it again aloud. Let the words flow and don’t try too hard to capture the meaning. Now, take another look and see if you can discover the logical structure of the reading. It can be helpful to think in terms of the threefold logic of ground, path, and fruition. Imagine what you would say if someone asked you what the reading was about and you had to give a brief reply in your own words. Keep a light, playful touch. Breaking It Down Read one paragraph or verse at a time. For some sections you might go line by line or sentence by sentence. Ask yourself: What’s this sentence really getting at? Does it make sense? How does it con- nect—or not—with my own observa- tions and personal experience? If a passage and terminology seem familiar or old hat, notice if you’re set- tling for simply recognizing the words, but without penetrating further. Ask yourself, do I really understand what this basic term or concept is about and why it’s important? Pay attention to what’s said and isn’t LION’S ROAR | JULY 2018 28