The Life In Christ, book six, chapter eleven, speaks to us on the Beatitudes. The truly blessed people are those who are “poor in spirit, those who mourn, those who are meek, those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, those who are merciful, those who are pure in heart, those who are peacemakers, those who endure persecutions and every reproach for their righteousness and zeal for Christ.” To preserve grace, we must partake of and become these things.
In his novel “Don Quixote,” Miguel de Cervantes takes a creative new approach to books on knights. The story is a parody on other chivalric books, telling the story of someone who thinks he’s a knight. Throughout the book, there are many dichotomies, meaning there are many conflicts between two beings or things.
Where the Red Fern Grows is by Wilson Rawls. Wilson Rawls wrote Where the Red Fern Grows and Summer of the Monkeys. He died at age 72 in Wisconsin. The story Where the Red Fern Grows is a fiction book because not everything in it actually happened, though it is said that Wilson based it upon his childhood living through the great depression.
A Tale of Two Cities is a masterpiece, which Dickens did a wonderful job writing. This book was marvelously written to keep the reader’s attention by making cliffhangers and has brilliantly woven interconnecting plots and characters. It contains an engaging story, many interesting metaphors and foreshadowings, wonderful and complex characters, and a touching story.
The Once and Future King (also known as The Sword in the Stone) by T. H. White details the story about Arthur’s journey from being the son of Sir Ector, to one day taking possession of the title King Arthur. This intriguing novel is an excellent story full of bravery, excitement, adventure, humor, lessons, and heroism.