About Laura Markham McDonald

I'm a mom, sister, daughter, wife, friend...Reading anything and everything...interested in health/fitness/nature/writing/music/acting/production---moving forward as I strive to live in the moment.

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Recent Activity

  • Laura shared from Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion by Sam Harris
    Our minds are all we have. They are all we have ever had. And they are all we can offer others. This
    Note: reading new sam harris book
  • Laura shared from Jews, God, and History by Max I. Dimont
    A society without ideas has no history. It merely exists.
  • Laura shared from Jews, God, and History by Max I. Dimont
    We are so obsessed today by the notion that only “scientific facts” have validity, we are inclined to forget that people holding “unscientific,” unprovable ideas may determine the course of history more often than do rational facts.
  • Laura shared from Jews, God, and History by Max I. Dimont
    In essence, these existential theologians hold that though God may not interfere directly in the shaping of history, it is the relationship which man thinks exists between him and God that does shape history.
  • Laura shared from Jane Eyre - Original Unabridged Version by Charlotte Brontë
    disgust by his paltry ribaldry, I cannot flatter myself that I am better than he: I am forced to confess that he and I are on a level.  I wish I had stood firm—God knows I do!  Dread
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