We often take resources such as water for granted, but this story shows the struggle of different tribes in Sudan to get clean water. In Linda Sue Parks’ A Long Walk to Water, she follows two stories in two different time periods in Sudan. The First Story: A Boy, Running for His Life The mainContinue reading “A Long Walk to Water”
“There’s the scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it.” A Study in Scarlet. So begins the first case for Holmes and Watson. This book was so much fun to read! I never thought I wasContinue reading “A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle”
Do you have 2021 goals you are working towards? How are you doing? I tried to break my 2021 goals into quarterly and weekly tasks, to make them more manageable. Admittedly, I don’t always meet them within the allotted time frame, but I have made great progress! Here are a few of my goals andContinue reading “Quarterly Goals Check-in”
I absolutely loved this book! The interactions between the children were just as good as the first book in this series (the Psammead series: Five Children and It is the first book). I loved the Phoenix. He had a delightful, wise, interesting and unique personality. This really shines through in the dialogue. Here’s an excerptContinue reading “E. Nesbit’s The Phoenix and the Carpet”
In my experience, there are three main types of readers: The Sprinter: the one who reads quickly, but doesn’t fully understand because they either don’t care or don’t have time. The Savant: the one who reads slowly and methodically, memorizing every detail and arriving at the deepest understanding possible. The Lazy Scholar: the one whoContinue reading “The Lazy Scholar”
Crime and Punishment toys with unique political, psychological, and philosophical ideas, exploring questions about morality, society, and human motivations.
In today’s video, we look at Matthew 3:13-17 and why Jesus was baptized. We’ll also explore the importance of the Trinity in the passage and in our daily walk.
Why do we celebrate Valentine’s Day? Where did this holiday originate?
When I was studying abroad in Ireland during my senior year of undergrad, I had the privilege of taking an Irish mythology course. In it, I was introduced to Irish greats like Cú Chulainn and Fionn mac Cumhaill (Finn McCool).
H.G. Wells (Herbert George Wells, 1866-1946) was a great English novelist who considered himself more of a journalist than a poet. He is arguably one of the fathers of science fiction, two of his most well-known science fiction works being The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds. Wells grew up in poverty andContinue reading “The Door in the Wall by H.G. Wells”