But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
A sign above the cash register that says,
Unattended children will be given sugar and a puppy.
I love the cleverness of that sign, which is indicative of Bearly Read Books in general. Bearly Read Books is one of those tiny bookstores stacked floor-to-ceiling with books, and books overflow in boxes or rows or piles on the floor. It also sports endless cartoons, clippings, snippets, quotes, photographs, and personalizations that one or another owner put up and nobody ever removed. While visiting yesterday, I read an interesting, fairly recent printout about an extremely rare and valuable Bugatti discovered in a garage. The article had been taped to a shelf of car-related books.