Sunday July 25th 2010

4239 Doubt

Thought for the Day

“Faith and doubt both are needed
not as antagonists,
but working side by side
to take us around the unknown curve.”

~ Lillian Smith

Lillian Smith*Lillian Eugenia Smith

Born December 12, 1897
Bied September 28, 1966

Writer and social critic of the Southern United States, known best for her best-selling novel Strange Fruit (1944). A white woman who openly embraced controversial positions on matters of race and gender equality, she was a southern liberal unafraid to criticize segregation and work toward the dismantling of Jim Crow laws, at a time when such actions almost guaranteed social ostracism.

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