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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  • Laura shared from Jews, God, and History (50th Anniversary Edition) by Max I. Dimont
    A society without ideas has no history. It merely exists.
  • Laura shared from Jews, God, and History (50th Anniversary Edition) 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 (50th Anniversary Edition) 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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  • Laura shared from Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin
    it is sometimes the mystery of death that brings one to a consciousness of the still greater mystery of life.