Posts

Review: Moby Dick

Image
Moby Dick by Herman Melville
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is been by far the most beautiful book I have ever read. No other book has stirred up in me such strong emotions. I believe this is because of the underlying themes Herman Melville hides beneath the surface. Melville wrestles with the "big" questions of life, such as the meaning of life, revenge, madness, and love. Using his characters, especially Captain Ahab, he portrays the struggles of humankind. Good hidden in evil, evil resulting from good. The duality of ideas we think are set in stone. Ahab's struggle against himself is a mirror for the frustrations we all hold. Nearly anyone going through a difficult time can associate himself with the torn, pained, grieved captain of the Pequod.
Though this book can be very dry and long, if one sticks with it, it will certainly pay off. The lessons learned and the ideas suggested from this book are ones that have been troubling mankind since creation. One must…

Moby-Dick

Image
If you are one of my classmates in my Advanced Literature: American Literature class, you probably know I'm just a tad obsessed with Moby-Dick and think it's the best thing since sliced bread (ok, maybe it's the best book I've read since A Tale of Two Cities). So, here's a bit of Literature humor for you. 😉 Enjoy!



And if you like Moby-Dick too, check out my Pinterest board for some cool quotes and pictures.

My Obsession With Moby-Dick

RARE BLUE MOON AND ECLIPSE TONIGHT!!!

SEE LINKS BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION:

https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/map/2018-january-31

https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/911893/Blue-moon-2018-live-stream-NASA-watch-total-lunar-eclipse-online-US

https://www.timeanddate.com/live/

https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html#public

Review: Walking the Road to God: Why I Left Everything Behind and Took to the Streets to Save Souls

Image
Walking the Road to God: Why I Left Everything Behind and Took to the Streets to Save Souls by Fr Lawrence Carney
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I love what Father Carney is doing! We need more priests going out into the streets and meeting people. I believe this is the kind of evangelization that will bring our nation back to God. Good, down-to-earth, sturdy men to be priests.

View all my reviews

Review: Our Moral Life In Christ: A Complete Course

Image
Our Moral Life In Christ: A Complete Course by Peter V. Armenio
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Very good introduction to morality book! The first part covers the definition of good and evil, laws, and such. The second part dives into the details of morality by covering the Ten Commandments in detail.

View all my reviews

Review: Rush Revere and the First Patriots

Image
Rush Revere and the First Patriots by Rush Limbaugh
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Even better than the first one! I listened to it on audiobook and it was great!

View all my reviews