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sawyerlex: “God's thoughts, his will, his love, his judgments are all man's home. To think his thoughts, to choose his will, to love his loves, to judge his judgments, and thus to know that he is in us, is to be at home.” George Macdonald Proverbs 8:32-36

mzw_13: Our Lord was not in the habit of explaining away his hard words. He let them stand in all the glory of the burning fire wherewith they would purge us. ~ George MacDonald

mzw_13: “If any man comes to me, and does not hate… even his own life, he cannot be my disciple.” And the rich man must find it harder than another to hate his own life. ~ George MacDonald

mzw_13: None can know how difficult it is to enter into the kingdom of heaven, but those who have tried — tried hard, and have not ceased to try. ~ George MacDonald

mzw_13: It is not assurance I desire, but the thing itself; not the certainty of eternal life, but eternal life. I care not what other preachers may say, while I know that in St. Paul the spirit in the flesh were in frequent strife. ~ George MacDonald

TGBelt: “When God can do what he will with a person, that person may do what he/she will with the world.” (George MacDonald)

Son_of_a_George: This is nonsense. The logical extrapolation: dig up his grave (and his family's) and move them to an unknown location? What tripe. Sir John A. Macdonald's hometown moving statue from downtown park | CBC News

Flashma78139552: George Macdonald Fraser. Utterly hilarious but historically fairly accurate. Well worth a read. I'm sure it will be cancelled soon!

ChadSchimke: Phantastes by George MacDonald (1858)

sunlorrie: Kingston named for King's Town to honour King George III. First settled in 1600s on First Nations lands named Katarokwi. Change your deeply offensive name, Kingston: Kingston to remove Sir John A. statue from park, school to remove his name

Pendidikan4Id: “As you grow ready for it, somewhere or other you will find what is needful for you in a book.” ― George MacDonald, The Marquis of Lossie

JurgenSchulz: God is for us. Even when He must be against us, He is for us. –George MacDonald

sawyerlex: Reflecting today on the instant judgment of social media: “It matters little where a man may be at this moment; the point is whether he is growing.” George Macdonald “When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but whoever restrains his lips is prudent.” Proverbs 10:19

twelvetreesbook: Make new connections in your favorite stories. Marion Lochhead's Renaissance of Wonder: The Fantasy Worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald, E. Nesbit, and others. First Edition, 1977

OrgWellness: Work is not always required. There is such a thing as sacred idleness ~ George MacDonald

GimliTime: Communion with God is the one need of the soul beyond all other need: prayer is the beginning of that communion, and some need is the motive of that prayer. -George MacDonald

PlayCanPress: When Words Sing is the first known collection of English libretti! Includes scripts from Robert Chafe, Anna Chatterton, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Royce Vavrek, Marie Clements, Julie Salverson, and George Elliott Clarke:

mgfchurch: “All growth that is not toward God is growing to decay.” – George MacDonald

parrotedwords: Obedience is the opener of eyes. — George MacDonald

KeturahAbigail: The Eloi - George MacDonald

shadeofjeremy: 5 of 5 stars to The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald

leopercer: "A man must not choose his neighbor; he must take the neighbor that God sends him . . . The neighbor is just the man who is next to you at the moment, the man with whom any business has brought you into contact." From "An Anthology of George MacDonald", edited by C. S. Lewis

DarrickJoseph: “As in all sweetest music, a tinge of sadness was in every note. Nor do we know how much of the pleasures even of life we owe to the intermingled sorrows. Joy cannot unfold the deepest truths, although the deepest truth must be deepest joy.” - George MacDonald, Phantastes

ChadSchimke: Phantastes by George MacDonald (1858)

AmbundoMuliro: “ It Is Not In The Nature Of Politics That The Best Men Should Be Elected. The Best Men Do Not Want To Rule Their Fellow Men. ” George MacDonald.

LatterDayRaider: "There is one kind of religion in which the more devoted a man is, the fewer proselytes he makes: the worship of himself." -George MacDonald

sawyerlex: I firmly believe people have hitherto been a great deal too much taken up about doctrine and far too little about practice. The word "doctrine," as used in the Bible, means teaching of duty, not theory. George Macdonald

Brought2BookLtd: New! Flashman and the Mountain of Light Signed by George MacDonald Fraser First Edition 1993:

noche_y_calima: “We don't have a soul. We are a soul. We have a body." ― George Macdonald

alli_tremain: God loves, yea is love. Therefore hell itself must be subservient to that love and must be an embodiment of it. - George MacDonald

brettcallan: God loves, yea is love. Therefore hell itself must be subservient to that love and must be an embodiment of it. – George MacDonald

RevCheni: Let each of you look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others. Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus. Philippians 2:4-5 God loves, yea is love. Therefore hell itself must be subservient to that love & must be an embodiment of it. George MacDonald

kdyeongwonhi: "It is by loving and not by being loved that one can come nearest to the soul of another." ~ George MacDonald KODREA ON ALYSSACAMPAIGN

ChadSchimke: Phantastes by George MacDonald (1858)

trialia: Marked as to-read: Lilith by George MacDonald

counterweights: Yet another reason John A. Macdonald is not “Canada’s George Washington” — let alone Langevin and Ryerson in wake of Kamloops graves. But what about Louis Riel? :

patricia_hofer: George MacDonald explains Christ's miracles as revealing "the knotted and twisted coil of the universe."

RDGStout: (2) "an existence having nothing in common, any more than the Eternal himself, with what can pass or cease." —George MacDonald

BardVorpal: I seriously went from cobbling together a rant about a particular fairytale trope and my issues with Little Red Riding Hood and how George MacDonald was the perfect man to cobbling together a plot for a novel-length fairytale to address my feelings about all that.

BPBowne: “It is not good at all—mind that, Diamond—to do everything for those you love, and not give them a share in the doing. It’s not kind. It’s making too much of yourself, my child.” George MacDonald

NavyaVKrishna: To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved!! - George MacDonald

iwakkoi_center: To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved. ~ George MacDonald

raianxerrol: "Attitudes are more important than facts." ~ George MacDonald LUNESaya WITH RALPHxASHLEY

Blake2_0: Today's arrival: George MacDonald's fantasy novel, Lilith, first published in 1895 (although this is the enlarged and revised centenary edition from 1924). MacDonald was influenced by Blake, as seen in the book plate at the front of this edition.

RobbieBCross: Finished the last of George MacDonald Fraser’s Flashman books, started in lockdown and now complete. Brilliant, hilarious, challenging work - I’ve learnt more about British colonial history, gone down Wikipedia rabbit holes and got a better understanding of geography.

RohitTijare4: To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved. - George MacDonald

mohsenkhabbari: No, there is no escape, there is no heaven with a little of he'll in it, no plan to retain this or that of the devil in our hearts or our pocket, Satan must go, every hair and feather George macdonald

mair__wright: George MacDonald on Sunday All those evil doctrines about God that work misery and madness have their origin in the brains of the wise and prudent, not in the hearts of children.

Quotesme_: "Man's rank is his power to uplift" - George MacDonald

StyleSarapan: "Man's rank is his power to uplift" - George MacDonald

mukta_pathak: “To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.” -George MacDonald

atul_kulkarni: “To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.” -George MacDonald

BPBowne: “And now that thou hast corrupted thyself, wilt thou dispute with thy Creator about the best way of dealing with thee for purging thee and bringing thee back?” George MacDonald

Love_Quotes: Love makes everything lovely; hate concentrates itself on the one thing hated. George MacDonald

gtan2021jen: To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved. - George MacDonald PAMINE PARE 100KVIEWS

MrSirCoachWebb: “He is not far from us at any moment... He might at any moment appear: who, I ask, would be the first to receive him? Now, as then, it would of course be the childlike in heart, the truest, the least selfish.” - George MacDonald

IFinestQuotes: "Man's rank is his power to uplift" - George MacDonald

sharetw_: "Man's rank is his power to uplift" - George MacDonald

djshirlaw: Will George Washington be cancelled in the USA?

ComicsintheGA: Bringing Up Father (1928), a silent film & the first feature-length adaption of George McManus’ famous newspaper strip. Starring J. Farrell MacDonald as Jiggs & Polly Moran as Maggie.

cewgreen: "The one principle of hell is—'I am my own!'" George MacDonald

cewgreen: "God does not forgive sin. God forgives the sinner, and destroys the sin." George MacDonald

NewimTweets: Our Book Club welcomes special guest Dr. Christi Williams. She joins us for the first 45 min. to share about George MacDonald, his fairy stories, & how he's impacting people today. June 13 we'll discuss his book "The Princess & the Goblin." Details:

consertum: "Come / Home" George MacDonald, ‘The Shortest and Sweetest of Songs’

Piyush_Surana: "To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved."~ George MacDonald

bsisports: PB's from Round 3 of BSI Golf Cycle 2 72 Hole Champs: Heinrich Prinsloo 63 Jordan van Niekerk 65 Reece Mckian 65 Sean Paxton 69 Titouan Tregouet 69 Michelle Steyn 75 Daniel Macdonald 75 Cobus Brits 76 George Mawere 80 Pieter du Preez 80 Fred Njoroge 84

aaliyahijab: In giving, a man receives more than he gives; and the more is in proportion to the worth of the thing given. ~ George Macdonald

bettyaberlin: - George MacDonald Phantastes

renovare: It is God we want, not heaven. —George MacDonald

AuctionSnaps: Arthur Edward Waite THE BOOK OF BLACK MAGIC AND OF PACTS 8vo., illustrated frontispiece with tissue guard, red and black full title, 295pp., illustrated throughout, deckle edged paper in black linen boards with tooled silver title, etc., London, George Redway, 1898

LinoJames2: The one principle of hell is - ‘I am my own.’ - George Macdonald C.S Lewis- Surprised by Joy -P247

StanRockPatton: "This God is the God of little children, and he alone can be perfectly, abandonedly simple and devoted. The deepest, purest love of a woman has its wellspring in him." - George MacDonald

StandingTheGaff: I'd like to make a series about John A MacDonald and Confederation. Six episodes spanning 1864 to 1885 1 The Great Coalition and George Brown 2 Crashing Charlottetown, crushing Fenians 3 The Orange Terror 4 CPR Scandal 5 National Policy & Indian Act 6 Northwest Rebellion and Riel

JordanJamesEtem: “Few delights can equal the mere presence of one whom we trust utterly.” George MacDonald

PhillipStankus: "Anodos, you never saw such a little creature before, did you?" "No," said I; "and indeed I hardly believe I do now." A scene from Phantastes, by George MacDonald 11x14 Pastel

NWMiller: ‘It is not by possessing we live, but by life we possess.’ George Macdonald

KMedefer: Minneapolis, MN; on May 28, 2020 A federal grand jury indicted four men for allegedly setting fire to the Minneapolis Police Department's Third Precinct during protests in the wake of George Floyd's death, US Attorney Erica MacDonald said then .

RDGStout: (3) 'I am saved—for God is light!” —George MacDonald

junggukjeom: The 1975 are an English pop rock band formed in 2002 in Wilmslow, Cheshire. Now based in Manchester. The band consists of lead vocalist, producer, lyricist and rhythm guitarist Matty Healy, lead guitarist Adam Hann, bassist Ross MacDonald, and drummer/producer George Daniel.

anilpatelhwc: Links to the 15th episode of the Customer Centric Retailing podcast- Apple Podcast:

NickAnstead: Trying to rack my brains for parallel situations. There was a period in the early 20th century where it was common for UK PMs to come from minority partners in coalition (Lloyd-George, MacDonald).

TheGolfDivoTee: 11th July, 1924 George Duncan and Abe Mitchell are about to take on Macdonald Smith and Walter Hagen in a 72 hole International Challenge Match played at St. George's Hill and Oxhey. GB won 4&2.

SeekLivingWater: “A man’s real belief is that which he lives by. What a man believes is the thing he does, not the thing he thinks.” -George MacDonald

LadnaM_: George Burger, a resident says he started an organization that honours Sir John A Macdonald. He says the discovery in Kamloops was horrifying, however he disagrees on whether or not the former prime minister was responsible for the creation of residential schools

TEXASROCKFEED: The 1975 are an English pop rock band formed in 2002 in Wilmslow, Cheshire. Now based in Manchester, the band consists of lead vocalist, producer, lyricist and rhythm guitarist Matthew Healy, lead guitarist Adam Hann, bassist Ross MacDonald, and drummer/producer George Daniel.

DaySpring: No man ever sank under the burden of the day. It is when tomorrow's burden is added to the burden of today that the weight is more than a man can bear. Never load yourself so. - George MacDonald

RedeemerHoboken: Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life. - George Macdonald

Aylin71358: You don't have a soul You are a soul You have a body ~` George MacDonald ✨

OrthoMvelo: George Macdonald

ERBks: Lectionary Poems to accompany the readings for Sunday... Includes poems by Malcolm Guite, Phillis Wheatley, George Macdonald, more

RDGStout: "When even the lovely selfishness of love-seeking has vanished, [then] the heart is absorbed in loving." —George MacDonald

dsolin: George MacDonald on the One Principle of Hell | Quotes at

DougSaunders: All those John A Macdonald statues should be replaced with a simple plaque saying "None of this would have happened if George Brown had prevailed"

TweetingThomas_: Complaint against God is far nearer to God than indifference about Him. (George MacDonald)

TweetingThomas_: CS Lewis’ candydrawer of MacDonald quotes. Fun to chew on a few at a time. Worth the price of admission.

kimmiintx: A Time to Think We walk without fear, full of hope and courage and strength to do His will, waiting for the endless good which He is always giving as fast as He can get us able to take it in. —George Macdonald, Christian minister

MartensJustice: If only Richard Dawkins happened to enjoy 19th cent. High Fantasy lit. Imagine a young RD and George MacDonald meeting over a pint at Oxford. What would they discuss? A small, snarky part of me is just waiting to read more David B. Hart commentary on RD’s asinine reductionism.

AleatoricForest: Now playing on SPARETIRE radio: Not Love And Kisses by The George Burt-Raymond MacDonald Quintet With Lol Coxhill And Future Pilot AKA from the album Hotel Dilettante The magic number is 5722 |

jtstn81: "God does nothing as a judge that he wouldn't do as a father. And I will accept nothing in the description of God that I would find abhorrent in a man" ~ George MacDonald.

iwakkoi_center: To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved. ~ George MacDonald



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