What Makes Great Art?

Beautiful writing inspires me, so I collect quotations and excerpts as I read. Recently, I formed a group on Goodreads called “Snippets That Inspire” hoping others would add favorites of their own. The snippet I am sharing today is from Leonard Bernstein, who said: “Any great work of art revives and re-adapts time and space, Read More …

A Window Opening?

Twelve-Step recovery has been invaluable in helping me (1) accept and (2) finally prefer Simplicity over Complication. It helped me learn to sit still when my natural inclination is (and always has been) to just get busy and stay busy. The other thing I have been unwisely good at is complicating things, as if I Read More …

A New Door?

If it looks to you like a door is closing, you might be encouraged that it could be a window opening – or a whole new door! That has been my true experience, which I wrote about in a book called Whit’s End: Breakdown to Breakthrough. Here’s what one Amazon reviewer said: AN INSPIRING READ Read More …