Although I would hesitate to label myself a “good writer,” I do know a thing or two about good writing. Having been classically educated, much of the advice and wisdom […]
Opening Thoughts In our modern age of technology, social media, information overload, and frenetic lifestyles, finding 30 minutes, much less 5, to crack open a book and snatch a few […]
Belhaven High Scholars During high school, I had the wonderful opportunity of participating in Belhaven University’s High Scholars program. We have three different classes covering World History, English & Literature, […]
R. T. Moore Company A disclaimer to everyone: this blog post is going to be much shorter than previous posts. It’s primarily to provide you all with an update on […]
Following my post discussing a few elements of Tolstoy’s short story, “The Death of Ivan Ilyich,” I wanted to address similar concerns in another piece of literature I read. This story is also from another country, now modern-day Czech Republic. Much like Tolstoy, the author explores the nature of humanity through the eyes of one man–what it means to be human–although he actually falls into the modern Romantic period of European literature.
Community. Language. Love. All are easily recognizable and essential elements of human civilization. However, how authors addressed these three issues morphed over time. Pre-modern authors tended to focus on the big picture: man’s relation to the supernatural, vast heroic adventures, morality, the Fall, and war.
Reflections on My Time with Truth at Work July 31 marked the last official day of my apprenticeship with Truth at Work. The past five months have just flown by, […]
Favorite Classes in High School “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” Mahatma Gandhi Below you will find a list of […]