96th out of 134 books — 178 voters
What The Torah Teaches Us About Survival
by Laura Weakley (Goodreads Author)
Turning the tables on a traumatic period in one's life becomes a mission for those set on healing their wounded souls. This book provides a path for those eager to focus on their spiritual side, thus launching the healing and growth processes simultaneously. Whether renewing one's faith or exploring it for the first time, reflection, growth, and understanding are destinati...more
(first published November 26th 2008)
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I was amazed how when modern thinking is applied to ancient text the result is nothing short of astounding. I had to look and then look again to see the brilliance Laura exposes that has been here in plain view but has managed to elude us for so long. Truth is timeless and in her book, What the Torah Teaches us About Survival, is proof that the deeper we look the more we see. To me, her book has revealed many truths that can be applied to today's world and is something I can refer back to repeat...more
This book hits home incredibly well - it will definitely provide a new, refreshing perspective for any individual finding him/herself in the midst of trying times. In addition, it is timely read, given the economic conditions and uncertainty facing many.
It is my hope those who read "What the Torah Teaches Us About Spirituality" give this book a long look (if they haven't read it) - using these Biblical characters as inspiration provides clear perspective on negotiating life's twists and turns.
Laura Weakley was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and lived in the area until early in her high school years. The variety of her life experiences all share one common element: they display her lifelong love of learning, and her passion in imparting this love to others.More about Laura Weakley...