Do you remember when speed-reading was a new thing? An early pioneer was Evelyn Wood in 1959. In hindsight we see this was an early rendition in a society that would come to crave and demand fast everything: from food to internet service. But speed reading is also an example of how going too fast often brings a cost of losing meaning. In religion – note scripture and poetry – touching a word and staying with it can enliven hearts and transform lives. Come celebrate Mother’s Day by touching a few words that matter.