Whitney McKendree Moore

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Whitney was born in New York City to medical parents -- her mother an R.N., her father a neurologist following the footsteps of his father. Back in those days, physicians lived under an awning of prominence. Both her father and her grandfather were treated like demi-gods at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, where the phrases “wonderful bedside manner” and “dear and glorious physician” were said aloud and a lot by her mother, who was also highly regarded as “possibly the world’s best Head Nurse.”

The young family lived directly across the street from the Hospital’s main entrance. Whitney remembers sitting in front of a big picture window on the lap of her nanny "Mrs. Marmalade," eyes riveted on the Hospital’s grand doors. Her debonaire parents
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Whit's End: The Biography o...

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What Did It Take?: The Stor...

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Downloads from God

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What the Conductor Said

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Divine Connex?


I am thankful for the Sisters and Brothers my Father has given me, who live in Christ and by His Holy Spirit; that our geographic locations on earth do not matter; that we are not divided, but empowered by Him to find and follow His will.

It’s simple really, but it’s not easy. For me, it means putting First Things First (and the Second is like unto it, which I call “one-anothering”). I find it p... Read more of this blog post »
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I really like this poet, who writes in a form I call "narrative poetry" that reels me in every time. My particular favorite in this collection was "The Healers" though many rang and sang to my interior chords. I expect to be reading more of Sharon Ol ...more
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Whitney Moore is reading Stag's Leap: I'm in need of an air hose, which poetry can be for me. Hopeful so far. We'll see...
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I feel like a bird who’s hit a window: stunned. I have flown, literally, from door-to-door in this masterfully constructed memoir/exegesis/crash course in Greek philology. The book seemed ordinary enough at first: down-to-earth, ironic often, hilario ...more
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More of Whitney's books…
“Love and let live.”
Whitney McKendree Moore, Night School: Dreams for Children of All Ages

“Instructions for living a life.
Pay attention.
Be astonished.
Tell about it.”
Mary Oliver

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do
with your one wild and precious life?”
Mary Oliver

“Here’s to books, the cheapest vacation you can buy.”
Charlaine Harris

“We are not all born at once, but by bits. The body first, and the spirit later... Our mothers are racked with the pains of our physical birth; we ourselves suffer the longer pains of our spiritual growth.”
Mary Austin

“Forever is composed of nows.”
Emily Dickinson

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Beautiful writing inspires me, so I collect quotations and excerpts as I read, and I suspect others do, too. I am starting this group to offer a safe ...more
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