This big biography of Philip Whalen (1923–2003) brings the man, his vision, and his writings up close.
“Creating the habit of mindfulness can result in a sense of calm, focus, joy, and contentment.”
“Mr. Braly: Man up. Stop spreading gossip about your family. Start protecting your sons [and] Show some respect for the woman who made their existence possible.”
“Living in Gratitude is an easy to read, practical guide to becoming more aware of the blessings we all have in our lives.
The book jacket description of The Creative Life as a “passionate guide” might suggest the writing will be urgent or lustful or vehement.