“If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast
the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend,
that would be giving as the angels give.”
December 10, 1824 – September 18, 1905
a scottish author, poet, and christian minister
known particularly for his poignant fairy tales and fantasy novels,
george macdonald inspired many authors, such as
w. h. auden, j. r. r. tolkien, c. s. lewis, e. nesbit and madeleine l’engle.