Thursday, October 21, 2010

Nothing Beats Knowing

Memorization. That’s not a very fun word for most. I enjoy acting as a pastime, but I consider memorizing my lines the trade-off to all the fun. In high school I was in the band. Every so often, the director had us memorize a piece. Yuk! I was also a member of the public speaking club. It’s a lot more fun to write a speech than to memorize it, even when it’s your own words. Church school included memorization of many, many Bible verses. And in sixth grade, I had an English teacher who felt it was very important to practice memorizing speeches and poems.

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