Artist: Georg Friedrich Kersting
My goodness. I have actually done this (and it is a work in progress). I didn't realize before that Ralph Waldo Emerson recommended the practice:
“Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.”I have benefited hugely from my little collection, by the way. I really do urge everyone to try it.