Do these 50 seconds and 74 words matter in the lives of the audience? This quote came directly from a Facebook reply i made yesterday. Do the 50 seconds and 74 words i’ll be reading in an hour matter in the lives of the audience? They’ll see it and feel it, if i feel it. i’m a Lector (reader of Holy Scripture) this morning at 8:45am Mass. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.