Alejandra Vernon

"artist & illustrator"
Top Reviewer Ranking: 6,248
Helpful votes received on reviews: 94% (319 of 339)
Location: Long Beach, California
In My Own Words:
Please do not send me books to review. I no longer review books!

Learning more about my faith, animal rights, music, literature, and healthy food, and so much more. I have endless curiosity about everything.


Top Reviewer Ranking: 6,248 - Total Helpful Votes: 319 of 339
The True Justice of a Just God: Discovering God's &hellip by Lawrence A. Panarello
5.0 out of 5 stars A Wise and Wonderful Book, Sept. 19 2007
"The True Justice of a Just God" is an inspired work, that will fill you with hope and love. Exquisitely written, it has a simplicity and graceful beauty in its style that is a rarity in this age; it is a joy to read not only for the power of its thoughts, but also for the words chosen to express them. Lawrence A. Panarello explains scholarly subjects in a way that is easy to understand, and describes the many forms of justice in biblical times: The Civil Court or Tribunal, the Elders, and the Daysman, or mediator. In Chapter 4, the Book of Job (which is often a stumbling block for readers and the reason many find it the hardest book in the Bible to grasp), is commented on superbly, and… Read more
Hear Him! the One Hundred Twenty-Five Commands of &hellip by Peter Wittstock
Unique and inspired, "Hear Him!" is a scholarly work that will be appreciated by anyone who wants to understand in depth what Jesus told us, and by following those words, implement them to make the most of our earthly lives.
The introduction is lengthy, and explains how this book came about, the author's view of the modern world, and how best to live in it as a Christian. It has many quotes from theologians like Francis Schaeffer and John Knox, and expresses thoughts on marriage, as well as the church accepting new teachings "for the sake of private human interests," "faith vs. works," and whether the commands of Jesus are an "obligation or… Read more
Amadeus (Widescreen) <b>DVD</b> ~ F. Murray Abraham
Amadeus (Widescreen) DVD ~ F. Murray Abraham
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Peter Shaffer wrote the "Amadeus" screenplay based on his play, which is a quirky, fanciful vision of Mozart and Salieri, and how God gave Mozart the gift of musical genius despite his character flaws, but bypassed Salieri, who tried to strike a deal with the Almighty, vowing pious devotion, if He would only grant him brilliance and fame.
F. Murray Abraham is marvelous portraying Salieri's pride and envy, and having to suffer the indignity of mediocrity; the part garnered him a Best Actor Oscar and a Golden Globe, among other awards, and as Mozart, Tom Hulce is stupendous, with his high pitched raucous giggle, fluffy wigs, and energetic appeal.
Others in the cast of note… Read more