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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The season for posting “Today’s Question” seems to have ended for the time being. Apparently, my blog here at www.RecoveryintheBible.com is now to be more like a business card than a website: a way for someone to get to know me; to reach out and connect as I am still 100% available (just less visible). Feel free to contact me via email or Facebook or Goodreads or by calling my cell phone (860 510-

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As one who has been freed from “the plague of the Gray Life,” I appreciated this book, though it was a bit of a slog to find nuggets. Here are two of solid gold:

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Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World” portrays a re-engineered humankind. At one point, a character (whose name is Savage) emerges from the leftover past and is horrified to find a population of people who are satisfied but not gratified -- no matter how ...more
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“Love and let live.”
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“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.”
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“Forever is composed of nows.”
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